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Synthetic Skin Development Not A Fake

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Scientists released results of a compound that not only recreates our skin's malleable flexibility but also its ability to self-heal--at alarming rates surpassing the speed of natural skin.

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Bob P. (407)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 7:36 am
Thanks Jessi

Tim C. (2434)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 9:57 am

Michael Kirkby (95)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 10:33 am
Very interesting.

Christina Carlson (17)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 11:26 am
This is so very cool! Thanks for finding and sharing, Jessi!

donnaa d. (14)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 11:31 am
wow, if its created without any living animal being used, then im all for it,

Donna G. (41)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 12:51 pm
I wonder how this stuff compares with a product that we used many years ago. It was called Opsite. We used it to dress wounds. It was transparent, so we could easily monitor the progress of the wound. It was like a second skin and didn't require dressing changes the way regular bandages did. The best part is that it could be worn in the shower. Interesting.

Suzanne L. (127)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 1:38 pm
TY Jess. Saw it on the news last night. Great stuff apparently. Down-side, testing on mice.

Shirley B. (5)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 4:45 pm
Interesting, TY

Colleen L. (2)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 6:51 pm
Amazing what they can do. Imagine how much this can help people who get wounded. Thanks Jessi

Jaime Alves (50)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 7:46 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 1:03 pm
This looks very promising. I wonder what it's made of?
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