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Moisturizers may be turning your skin into ‘Swiss Cheese’

Moisturizers may be turning your skin into ‘Swiss Cheese’

Researchers explain why some lotions do more harm than good.
Soft Wearable Health Monitor Uses Stretchable Electronics

Soft wearable monitor made using soft electronics offers long-term health monitoring

Most of the commercially available health monitors rely on rigid electronics housing coupled with aggressive adhesives and conductive gels, which can cause discomfort and...
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“Virtual Biopsy” accurately detects skin tumors in 15 minutes

A Rutgers University scientists have developed a new "virtual biopsy" device that can quickly determine a skin lesion’s depth and potential malignancy without using...
A close up view of the skin bioprinter nozzle. Credit: WFIRM

Scientists engineered a bioprinter that can print skin to heal wounds

Bioprinting is thrilling because of its potential to develop living human tissue which can be used for clinical trials and to ‘treat’ patients. Specifically,...
Researchers regrow hair on wounded skin

Researchers regrow hair on wounded skin

Scientists at the NYU School of Medicine have successfully regrown hair strands on damaged skin by stirring crosstalk among skin cells that form the roots of...
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Accuracy of non-invasive blood tests depends on skin type: study

Testing of blood parameters like glucose and haemoglobin levels using non-invasive devices based on light sensors is becoming popular. A new study by Indian...
Tattoo-like skin health monitor works without batteriesvideo

Tattoo-like skin health monitor works without batteries

A team of international scientists has developed an ultra-thin health monitoring device. The device looks like a tattoo and needs to stick to the...
New Hydrogel Hybrid doesn’t Dry Out

New Hydrogel Hybrid doesn’t Dry Out

If we put a cube of Jell-O on the counter of the kitchen, ultimately the water inside it will start evaporating. It leaves a...
Artificial skin that could temporarily tighten the skin

Artificial skin that could temporarily tighten the skin

MIT scientists, Massachusetts General Hospital, living proof and Olivo labs have developed an artificial skin. This artificial skin can transiently protect and tighten the...

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