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The End of Scars? Scientists Discovered How to Regenerate Human Skin

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

A team of scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a way to get skin to regenerate using fat cells.

The skin cancer rise is 'linked to the package holiday boom'

Posted in Medicine on 6th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

A boom in cheap package holidays in the 1960s is partly behind the "worrying rise" in skin cancers in pensioners, Cancer Research UK suggests.

The technology inside a satellite may soon scan your skin for cancer

Posted in Medicine on 9th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The hardware within this satellite may, in a few years, form the core of a new medical device that doctors can use to scan human skin for disease.

Sharp rise in skin and liver cancer across England

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Alcohol, obesity and hepatitis B and C are the main causes of liver cancer.

3D printing reveals the power of shark skin

Posted in Science on 15th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have used a 3D-printed model of shark skin to show how tooth-like scales help the predators to cruise efficiently.