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Biologists at UC San Diego have solved a long-standing mystery concerning the way plants reduce the numbers of their breathing pores in response to rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.
"Phytoceramides", this complex sounding word that has been heard everywhere recently, describes the newest innovation in anti-aging skin supplement. MIAMI, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What
An international team led by King's College London and the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center has developed the first lab-grown epidermis – the outermost skin layer - with a functional permeability barrier akin to real skin.
Trees, and more specifically, the leaves that adorn them, having predated humans foray into scientific learning, should harbor no mysteries at this point. However, nature continues to surprise us.
Recently, a mysterious seed fern, Lepidopteris baodensis sp. nov., dating to more than 251 million years ago (Ma), was discovered at the Baijiagou of Baode, Shanxi, China, from the Upper Permian Sunjiagou Formation.
Plant leaves are protected from drying out by an airtight wax layer.
Scientists have found that the distinctive glossiness of the buttercup flower (Ranunculus repens), which children like to shine under the chin to test whether their friends like butter, is related to its unique anatomical structure.
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Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research and Host of Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Discusses Moisture, Hydration, and Absorption in the Skin. Grants
The outer layer of the skin, called the epidermis, forms a critical physical and immunological wall that serves as the body's first line of defense against potentially harmful microorganisms.
Skin is the outermost organ that protects and incases the tendons, ligaments, bones, muscles, etc. It is also the largest organ of the human body. Formation and Orientation Healthy skin consists of vitamins A, C, D and E, but in all skin, there are melanocytes which produce mesodermal cells. These cells allow for the absorption of UV rays. There are five main pigments that provide color in the skin’s many levels. Although not found in the skin, Oxyhemoglobin is found in the blood,...
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