Image of the Day: Cracked Skin
Image of the Day: Cracked Skin
Micrometer-scale fractures in elephant skin results from the way the epidermis grows.
Image of the Day: Cracked Skin
Image of the Day: Cracked Skin

Micrometer-scale fractures in elephant skin results from the way the epidermis grows.

Micrometer-scale fractures in elephant skin results from the way the epidermis grows.

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Image of the Day: Hair Follicles
Image of the Day: Hair Follicles
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Feb 2, 2018
Under certain conditions, skin organoids including hair follicles can be generated from mouse pluripotent stem cells, researchers report.
Researchers Create Hair-Growing Skin Organoids
Researchers Create Hair-Growing Skin Organoids
Catherine Offord | Jan 2, 2018
The mini-organs reproduce the two cell layers present in mouse skin and the development of hair follicles, providing a potential model for skin and hair research.
Child Receives Transgenic Skin
Child Receives Transgenic Skin
Ruth Williams | Jan 1, 2018
A combination gene-and-cell therapy has given a boy with a grievous skin disease a new lease on life, and resolved a dermatology debate to boot.
More Than Skin Deep
More Than Skin Deep
Anna Azvolinsky | May 1, 2016
Elaine Fuchs has worked on adult stem cells since before they were so named, figuring out how multipotent epidermal cells renew or turn into skin or hair follicles.
Beauty, Science-Deep
Beauty, Science-Deep
Amber Dance | Sep 1, 2013
Cosmetics companies use advanced genomics and in vitro technology to make skin look young and vibrant—you may never view the makeup aisle the same way again.