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Linoleic Acid Derivatives Potentially Mediate Pain and Itch in the Skin
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 1, 2018
Researchers uncover a family of compounds that may be involved in pain transmission.
Child Receives Transgenic Skin Over Most of His Body
Ruth Williams | Nov 8, 2017
A combination gene-and-cell therapy has given a boy with a grievous skin disease a new lease on life, and has resolved a dermatology debate to boot.
Study Illuminates Genetics of Skin Color
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 12, 2017
Researchers identified genes related to melanin levels in African populations.
Bathtub Bloodbath, 1793
Shawna Williams | Oct 1, 2017
French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat took on many roles over the course of his life, including physician and scientist.
Skin Graft-based Gene Therapy Treats Diabetes in Mice
Shawna Williams | Aug 4, 2017
A small patch of engineered cells makes an enzyme that stimulates insulin release.
Valerie Horsley Gets Under Skin
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2017
The Yale University cell and molecular biologist is probing the deep mysteries of epidermal cells.
Infographic: How the Zebrafish Got Its Stripes
Catherine Offord | Apr 30, 2017
Immune cells called macrophages shuttle cellular messages in the skin.
TS Picks: October 17, 2016
Kerry Grens | Oct 17, 2016
Problematic dietary advice; the man whose cells were fixed with CRISPR; treating toads
Two More Corrections for Criticized Researchers
Kerry Grens | Sep 22, 2016
A university investigation has so far found no wrongdoing by the principal investigator.
Allergan Set to Buy Vitae
Bob Grant | Sep 16, 2016
The Irish drugmaker has made a $639 million dollar offer to buy the US-based biopharma.