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Technion Scientists Develop Self~Healing Sensor That May Be Used in Synthetic Skin
Science & Tech  (tags: skin, artificial skin, concept, design, health, humans, medicine, research, science, technology, Israel )

- 1273 days ago -
Imagine an artificial skin that heals itself. Imagine a prosthetic limb that has a sense of touch. These incredible advances are a step closer to reality thanks to chemical engineering researchers at the Technion~Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa
7,000-Year-Old Human Bones Suggest New Date for Light-Skin Gene
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, interesting, scientists, study, research, ancient, European man, skin, eye color, gene )

- 1940 days ago -
An ancient European hunter-gatherer man had dark skin and blue eyes, a new genetic analysis has revealed.
Chemical Found Which 'Makes Bone Marrow Repair Skin'
Science & Tech  (tags: Chemical, bone marrow repair, skin, science, discovery )

- 2969 days ago -
The chemical which summons stem cells from bone marrow to the site of a wound has been discovered by scientists in the UK and Japan.
Inkjet Printers Inspire Scientists to Make SkinInkjet Printers Inspire Scientists to Make Skin
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Inkjet Printers, Skin, technology )

- 3012 days ago -
Ink-jet printing technology has inspired scientists to look for ways to build sheets of skin that could one day be used for grafts in burn victims, experts said Sunday.One technique involves a portable bioprinter that could be carried to wounded soldiers
Painless Needles? Self-Adminstered Skin Patches for Vaccines Under Development
Science & Tech  (tags: needles, skin, patches, vaccines, pain, health )

- 3103 days ago -
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $10 million to the Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University and PATH, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization, to advance a technology for the painless,
Why Incidence of Skin Cancers Is Common in People With a Genetic Disorder
Science & Tech  (tags: enzyme, xeroderma, skin, genetic )

- 3250 days ago -
Absence of a an enzyme is what makes patients with a variant form of xeroderma pigmentosum (XPV)- an inherited genetic disorder characterized by extreme sensitivity to the sun-more susceptible to skin cancersthan the general population, found a study.
Student Uses Skin as Input for Mobile Devices
Science & Tech  (tags: Skin, Input, Mobile, Devices )

- 3331 days ago -
A combination of simple bio-acoustic sensors and some sophisticated machine learning makes it possible for people to use their fingers or forearms -- potentially, any part of their bodies -- as touchpads to control smart phones or other mobile devices.
All Blue-Eyed People Can Be Traced Back to One Ancestor Who Lived 10,000 Years Ago Near the Black Sea | the Daily Mail
Science & Tech  (tags: blue eyes, genes, black sea, prized, dicovery, europe, skin, hair, eyes, history )

- 4128 days ago -
Throughout history they have been the eyes that are prized. Frank Sinatra's were legendary, Paul Newman's melted a million hearts while Cameron Diaz's dazzle in modern Hollywood. But how - and why - blue eyes arose has always been something of a genetic
Stanford Scientists Find Gene That Gives Dogs Black Fur
Science & Tech  (tags: fur, gene, protein, defensins, melanin, cortisol, skin, hair color, stress adaptation, weight regulation )

- 4220 days ago -
Defensin protein engages the melanocortin pathway, a circuit of molecular interactions that controls the type of melanin and amount of cortisol produced by the body, which determines skin and hair color as well as stress adaptation and weight regulation

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