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The epidermis is the thin, outer layer of the skin that is visible to the eye and works to provide protection to the body. It does not contain any blood vessels and is, therefore, dependent on the dermis, the layer of the skin underneath it, to provide access to nutrients and dispose of waste.
Cellular recycling system of autophagy likely to help in wound repair

Cellular recycling system of autophagy likely to help in wound repair

Researchers decipher the genome of Steller’s sea cow from fossil bones

Researchers decipher the genome of Steller’s sea cow from fossil bones

Tropical sea anemone stings could hold key to new pain-relieving drugs

Tropical sea anemone stings could hold key to new pain-relieving drugs

Study shows how skin cells act as a firewall against cancer

Study shows how skin cells act as a firewall against cancer

Researchers develop new technique to print tri-layered skin equivalents

Researchers develop new technique to print tri-layered skin equivalents

Study identifies molecular mechanisms that promote cell-to-cell adhesion, communication

Study identifies molecular mechanisms that promote cell-to-cell adhesion, communication

Two plant stem cell proteins control the division of cells and their response to stress

Two plant stem cell proteins control the division of cells and their response to stress

Study shows how immune cells organize themselves in the epidermis

Study shows how immune cells organize themselves in the epidermis

Study shows how specialized cell types cooperate to carry out larger role in the body

Study shows how specialized cell types cooperate to carry out larger role in the body

Strong cell-cell junctions preserve the quiescent properties of stem cells

Strong cell-cell junctions preserve the quiescent properties of stem cells

A protein encourages cell stickiness during development

A protein encourages cell stickiness during development

Scientists use new technology to observe DNA defects in children with Fanconi anemia

Scientists use new technology to observe DNA defects in children with Fanconi anemia

Architecture of cell nucleus can change gene activity in plants

Architecture of cell nucleus can change gene activity in plants

Researchers are developing wearable electronic device that sticks onto human skin

Researchers are developing wearable electronic device that sticks onto human skin

Study identifies genetic factors linked to higher risk of capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome

Study identifies genetic factors linked to higher risk of capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome

Engineers Develop Precision Injection System For Plants

Engineers Develop Precision Injection System For Plants