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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.
“Second Skin” for Wrinkle Reduction, Drug Delivery
Catherine Offord | May 11, 2016
Researchers produce an artificial layer of “skin” that reduces the appearance of wrinkles and could improve pharmaceutical delivery for topically applied treatments.
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.