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Image of the Day: Hair Follicles
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.
Image of the Day: Stretchy Chicken Skin
Staff | Aug 25, 2017
In a developing chicken embryo, skin cells pull on each other, forming multicellular mounds that eventually turn into properly-spaced feathers.
Image of the Day: Skinning the Cat
Staff | Jul 17, 2017
This stack of polarized light micrographs depicts a vibrant ensemble of tissues, hair follicles, and vessels within a slice of cat skin.