Skin


This Solar-Powered Electronic Skin is More Sensitive Than Human Skin

This Solar-Powered Electronic Skin is More Sensitive Than Human Skin

Scientists have made solar-powered skin that could actually feel and play a role in artificial limbs not to mention the science...

5 days ago, 4:41am CDT

New Genes Found That Prevent Prostate, Skin and Breast Cancers

New Genes Found That Prevent Prostate, Skin and Breast Cancers

A couple of new genes have been discovered that put a stop to prostate cancer and various other ailments....

6 days ago, 12:49pm CDT

This New Artificial Skin Material Feels Temperature Changes

This New Artificial Skin Material Feels Temperature Changes

The engineers have done it once again. They have made fake skin that can detect subtle differences between hot and cold tempera...

Mar 16 2017, 12:47pm CDT

A Personalized Skin Lotion Made With Your Own Microbes Keep Disease-Causing Bacteria at Bay

A Personalized Skin Lotion Made With Your Own Microbes Keep Disease-Causing Bacteria at Bay

Researchers developed a personalized lotion that can protect skin infections...

Feb 23 2017, 7:19am CST

New Fish-Scale Gecko Species Escape Predators by Leaving Skin

New Fish-Scale Gecko Species Escape Predators by Leaving Skin

A novel species of gecko with giant scales has an extraordinary escape mechanism. It detaches its outer scales and ends up lite...

Feb 8 2017, 9:15am CST

AI Used to Diagnose Skin Cancer

AI Used to Diagnose Skin Cancer

Smartphones will soon help people diagnose skin cancer...

Jan 26 2017, 9:33am CST

Scientists 3D Print Proper Human Skin for the First Time

Scientists 3D Print Proper Human Skin for the First Time

Science experts in Spain have evidently employed a 3D bioprinter to make human skin. This is nothing short of a modern-day mira...

Jan 24 2017, 5:58am CST

FDA Issues Warning for Skin Cancer Cream That Killed Dogs

FDA Issues Warning for Skin Cancer Cream That Killed Dogs

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued precautionary measures regarding a cancer cream. Apparently, five canines die...

Jan 19 2017, 5:43pm CST

Scientists Develop New Method for Detecting Melanoma Skin Cancer

Scientists Develop New Method for Detecting Melanoma Skin Cancer

New automated approach can help physicians detect melanoma at its early stages....

Dec 25 2016, 8:49am CST

Unique Hydrogel Heals Wounds by Prompting Skin Cells to Crawl

Unique Hydrogel Heals Wounds by Prompting Skin Cells to Crawl

Non healing wounds in diabetes can be cured now through hydrogel....

Dec 14 2016, 10:19am CST

Human Skin Doesn't Leak - Here's Why

Human Skin Doesn't Leak - Here's Why

Our skin sometimes has problems, but the one thing we can always depend on it for is to hold us together. We aren't leaking blo...

Dec 5 2016, 6:40pm CST

This Skin Patch Does More Than Monitor Sweat

This Skin Patch Does More Than Monitor Sweat

Researchers have developed a first-of-its-kind soft, flexible microfluidic device that easily adheres to the skin and connects...

Nov 24 2016, 4:50am CST

Victoria’s Secret Angel Jasmine Tookes Denies She Bleached Skin

Victoria’s Secret Angel Jasmine Tookes Denies She Bleached Skin

Victoria’s Secret angel, Jasmine Tookes vehemently denied all allegations that she whitened her skin in any way....

Nov 21 2016, 8:32am CST

Liquid Biopsy Method quickly Diagnose Skin Cancer

Liquid Biopsy Method quickly Diagnose Skin Cancer

Australian researchers have developed a revolutionary blood test to diagnose skin cancer much more quickly and efficiently tha...

Nov 18 2016, 10:30pm CST

Skin Impressions of Last European Dinosaurs Unearthed in Spain

Skin Impressions of Last European Dinosaurs Unearthed in Spain

The skin impressions belong to Late Cretaceous Period and can help understand how and why dinosaurs became extinct...

Oct 15 2016, 9:30am CDT

Deaf Can Now Listen With Their Skin Using This Device

Deaf Can Now Listen With Their Skin Using This Device

Now those who happen to be hard of hearing can use a special gadget that allows them to listen to ordinary everyday sounds via...

Oct 3 2016, 12:08pm CDT

Skin Protein Reveals Egyptian Mummies's Cause of Death

Skin Protein Reveals Egyptian Mummies' Cause of Death

Researchers identified deadly, infectious diseases in the sampels taken from 42,000 years old Egyptian mummies...

Sep 26 2016, 2:56am CDT

This Plastic Clothing Fabric Cools Your Skin

This Plastic Clothing Fabric Cools Your Skin

A form of ultra high tech plastic clothing can solve the issue of hot weather by cooling its wearers....

Sep 2 2016, 6:31am CDT

Radition from Outside of Our Galaxy Reaches Our Skin

Radition from Outside of Our Galaxy Reaches Our Skin

When you lie on the beach, your skin comes in contact with a minute fraction of radiation from outside our galaxy, say resear...

Aug 13 2016, 6:15am CDT

Ancient Insect Jumped out of its Skin to Escape Sticky Trap

Ancient Insect Jumped out of its Skin to Escape Sticky Trap

Researchers have discovered a 50-million-year-old amber piece which contains just the exoskeleton of the bug but not the bug it...

Jul 16 2016, 4:06am CDT

Gene that Causes Red Hair is Linked to Increased Risk of Skin Cancer

Gene that Causes Red Hair is Linked to Increased Risk of Skin Cancer

New study says red-headed people are at much higher risk of developing skin cancer than those who are not...

Jul 14 2016, 2:26pm CDT

New Technology Could Lead to Electronic Skin

New Technology Could Lead to Electronic Skin

There have been a lot of murmurings lately about electronic skin or transparent wearable devices. However, in order for somethi...

Jun 13 2016, 10:11am CDT

Genetic Keys to Convert Skin Cells Into Red Blood Cells Found

Genetic Keys to Convert Skin Cells Into Red Blood Cells Found

Researchers have successfully identified the four keys that unlock the genetic code of skin cells and reprogram them to start p...

Jun 6 2016, 6:00am CDT

Protein Puts the Brakes on Melanin Production in the Eyes, Skin and Hair

Protein Puts the Brakes on Melanin Production in the Eyes, Skin and Hair

It has been found that proteins put the kibosh on melanin production in the eyes, skin and hair....

May 30 2016, 9:51am CDT

Which Sunscreen Can Prevent Sunburn and Skin Cancer

Which Sunscreen Can Prevent Sunburn and Skin Cancer

It is probably the case that the right kind of sunscreen lotion makes all the difference in the world. It can in fact save you...

May 30 2016, 9:41am CDT

Sunscreen Gene May Protect Against Skin Cancer

Sunscreen Gene May Protect Against Skin Cancer

A sunscreen genetic sequence may actually reduce the chances of contracting skin cancer among those who spend long times in the...

May 21 2016, 8:02am CDT

Car Door Windows Don't Protect Against Harmful Sun Exposure

Car Door Windows are Harming Your Skin

It has been found that car side windows don’t offer any protection from the sun’s harmful rays....

May 13 2016, 6:05am CDT

Second Skin Could Hide Wrinkles and Deliver Drugs

Second Skin Could Hide Wrinkles

A material has been invented that is exactly like a second skin. It could apparently hide wrinkles and pimples and also deliver...

May 10 2016, 7:37am CDT

Chronic Skin Disease Psoriasis Linked to Obesity and Diabetes

Chronic Skin Disease Psoriasis Linked to Obesity and Diabetes

New research, which involved twin pairs, reveals that inflammatory skin disease is associated with obesity and type 2 diabetes....

May 1 2016, 9:40pm CDT

Cactus Inspired Skin Improves Fuel Cells

Cactus Inspired Skin Improves Fuel Cells

A new type of nature-inspired membrane can significantly boost the performance of fuel cells and transform the electric vehicle...

May 1 2016, 7:17am CDT

Spanish Scientists Develop Human Sperm From Skin Cells

Spanish Scientists Develop Human Sperm From Skin Cells

Spanish scientists have successfully generated sperm cells with the help of Cocktail of Genes which is a step towards solving i...

Apr 28 2016, 9:38am CDT

Lab-Grown Skin can Sweat and Sprout Hair

Lab-Grown Skin can Sweat and Sprout Hair

Scientists have created an artificial skin that can sweat and grow hair. This skin can help people suffering from sever burn, b...

Apr 3 2016, 12:59am CDT

Sunbathing May Decrease Heart Disease Risk Amidst Heightened Skin Cancer Risk

Sunbathing May Decrease Heart Disease Risk Amidst Heightened Skin Cancer Risk

Researchers have found that active sun exposure habits is linked to decrease in heart disease and noncancer/non-heart disease d...

Mar 25 2016, 2:21am CDT

Hydra Rips Apart its Own Skin to Eat a Meal

Hydra Rips Apart its Own Skin to Eat a Meal

Researchers uncover in detail the dynamic feeding process of the tiny freshwater animal hydra....

Mar 9 2016, 5:09am CST

Scientists Develop Flexible Skin that Can Hide Objects from Radar

Scientists Develop Flexible Skin that Can Hide Objects from Radar

Meta-skin technology holds promise for military uses and for coating future stealth aircrafts....

Mar 8 2016, 10:43am CST

Artificial Light-Up Skin For Robots is Super Stretchy

Artificial Light-Up Skin For Robots is Super Stretchy

Researchers at the Cornell University developed a stretchy artificial skin for robot that can light up....

Mar 4 2016, 1:16am CST

Hugh Jackman Nose Treated for Skin Cancer Again

Hugh Jackman's Nose Treated for Skin Cancer Again

Hugh Jackman encouraged his fans and the rest to use sunscreen regularly with his photo in which he has a bandage nose followin...

Feb 9 2016, 5:38am CST

CES 2016: L’Oreal Unveils First Ever Smart Skin UV Patch

CES 2016: L’Oreal Unveils First Ever Smart Skin UV Patch

The stretchable electronic skin sensor is designed to monitor UV exposure and educate consumers on sun protection....

Jan 6 2016, 9:29am CST

MIT Bandage Delivers Medicine and Responds to Skin Temperature

MIT Bandage Delivers Medicine and Senses Skin Temperature

The 'Band-Aid' is made of strong and stretchy material. It lights up if medicine is running low...

Dec 9 2015, 2:57am CST

Ibuprofen Patch Delivers Pain Relief Through Skin for 12 Hours

New Ibuprofen Patch Delivers Pain Relief Through Skin for 12 Hours

The patch will stick to the skin and deliver a steady dose of drug for a prolonged time...

Dec 8 2015, 11:28pm CST

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