Human skin

Scientists create new brain cells from human skin

Scientists create new brain cells from human skin

The study, led by researchers at University of California, Irvine (UCI) in the US, used a genetic process to reprogramme these cells into a pluripotent state capable of developing into any type of cell or tissue of the body.

Apr 26, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
Spanish team creates proper human skin with 3D printing

Spanish team creates proper human skin with 3D printing

Using the 3D-printing technology, a team of Spanish scientists has for the first time created proper human skin that can be used in transplants on burn patients and those with other skin problems and also in chemical tests.

Jan 24, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
Do you know diabetes can severely affect your skin? Read

Do you know diabetes can severely affect your skin? Read

Diabetes is a very common problem these days.Though people think excessive intake of sugar and sweetened food lead to diabetes, the reality is our unbalanced lifestyle also play a significant role in contributing to the condition of diabetes.

Nov 13, 2016, 11:59 AM IST
Common bacteria protein may help to keep skin disease at bay

Common bacteria protein may help to keep skin disease at bay

The protein has an equally strong effect on dangerous oxygen species as known antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E.

Nov 12, 2016, 15:09 PM IST