Soon, `human-like-skin` for aircraft that will help `feel` damage

A British defense contractor is developing a system that allows the exterior of aircraft to "feel" damage or injury in a way similar to human skin.

Your sunscreen is threat to marine life

Sunscreens give protection to the human skin from ultraviolet (UV) radiation and are almost a necessity among the beach goers - but at the cost to the environment.

Beat winters with smart gloves that mimic human touch

AEON Attire is offering a range of gloves to beat the dropping temperatures this winters.

Mosquito `invisibility cloak` discovered on human skin

Scientists have discovered a naturally occurring ‘invisibility cloak’ on human skin that can block mosquitoes` ability to smell and target their victims.

How skin is maintained throughout life

Researchers have tried to explain how the skin, which is our largest organ and forms a shield against the environment, is maintained throughout its life.

Sweat glands help heal wounds

Don`t be too surprised if the glands that make you sweat could also help heal skin wounds, such as scrapes, burns and ulcers, says a new study.

Soon, bulletproof human skin!

The most famous example is Superman, or the Man of Steel - bullets simply ricochet off of him.

Human skin grown from stem cells can help burns victims

A new method of using human embryonic stem cells to create new skin could help serious burns victims, according to French researchers.

Human skin grown from stem cells can help burns victims

A new method of using human embryonic stem cells to create new skin could help serious burns victims, according to French researchers.

Soon, metals might heal just like human skin

Scientists are working on transferring the self-healing effect of human skin to materials, in the form of evenly distributed fluid-filled capsules into the electroplated layer of metals.