Skin

What is self-healing plastic skin?

How can plastic skin feel the world around us and heal itself? Find out in this science post from Robert Lamb.

Scratching That Itch

Converting Skin Cells into Brain Cells

Jule talks skin cells that become brain cells. Read the post to learn more.

Blow Your Mind: The Skin We Live In

Our outer layer of flesh is beautiful, disgusting, painful, vibrant, oily and erotic. It helps define who we are and, like the rest of us, tends to fall apart as years go by. But what is it exactly? What role does it play in human anatomy and how will we change it in the future? Computerized tattoos? Skin farms?