The bellies of sidewinders are studded with tiny pits and have few, if any, of the tiny spikes found on the bellies of other snakes, research finds.
Feb. 4, 2021 • ~8 min
A new microneedle patch is low cost and easy to use. But another feature may offer it's biggest advantage for some: It's almost completely pain-free.
Jan. 25, 2021 • ~8 min
A particular diet and an ingredient in sunscreen called benzophenone-3 may have a role in breast cancer tumor development, new research with mice indicates.
Jan. 4, 2021 • ~7 min
There's growing evidence that Bartonella infection can involve skin lesions and mental symptoms, report researchers.
Dec. 9, 2020 • ~5 min
"Interstitial fluid originates in the blood and then leaks out of capillaries to bring nutrients to cells in the body's tissues." New microneedles can sample it for testing.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~9 min
Denmark's mass mink cull after a coronavirus outbreak at farms leaves the industry in the spotlight.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
A new wound-healing hydrogel kickstarts the adaptive immune system to trigger regenerative wound healing, leaving behind stronger and healthier healed skin.
Nov. 16, 2020 • ~9 min
Using a method originally developed to detect mad cow disease, researchers discovered that a simple skin test can accurately identify Parkinson's disease.
Oct. 23, 2020 • ~5 min
New research upends ideas about why some moles become melanomas while others remain benign. The work could also pave the way for treatments.
Oct. 21, 2020 • ~4 min
Artificial intelligence and deep learning that look at "rash selfies" could offer a way to more accurately detect and identify Lyme disease.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~5 min