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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.

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Microorganisms on explanted pedicle screws could be potential cause for spinal implant failure

Microorganisms on explanted pedicle screws could be potential cause for spinal implant failure

Study discovers origin of neurofibromas that develop throughout the skin of NF1 patients

Study discovers origin of neurofibromas that develop throughout the skin of NF1 patients

Newly discovered bacteria-killing protein on the epidermis requires vitamin A to work

Newly discovered bacteria-killing protein on the epidermis requires vitamin A to work

AVITA Medical presents results highlighting outcomes for pediatric burn patients treated using RECELL System

AVITA Medical presents results highlighting outcomes for pediatric burn patients treated using RECELL System

Researchers discover natural gene therapy for intractable skin disease

Researchers discover natural gene therapy for intractable skin disease

New mobile skin bioprinting system to treat large wounds or burns

New mobile skin bioprinting system to treat large wounds or burns

Scientists create 3D human epidermal equivalent using mathematical model

Scientists create 3D human epidermal equivalent using mathematical model

Researchers report novel findings on plant hormone

Researchers report novel findings on plant hormone

New study supports use of ZnO nanoparticles in sunscreens

New study supports use of ZnO nanoparticles in sunscreens

Research refutes claims about safety of nanoparticulate-based sunscreens

Research refutes claims about safety of nanoparticulate-based sunscreens

AVITA Medical announces results revealing safety, effectiveness of RECELL System for burn care

AVITA Medical announces results revealing safety, effectiveness of RECELL System for burn care

Discovery of key mechanism may lead to more functional skin grafts for burn victims

Discovery of key mechanism may lead to more functional skin grafts for burn victims

AVITA Medical: Clinical trial results demonstrate safety, efficacy of RECELL Device in treating burn patients

AVITA Medical: Clinical trial results demonstrate safety, efficacy of RECELL Device in treating burn patients

Immune cell found to play important role in photosensitivity

Immune cell found to play important role in photosensitivity

AVITA Medical expands management team to support launch of RECELL device to treat burns

AVITA Medical expands management team to support launch of RECELL device to treat burns

Empa researchers reveal how steam causes severe burns

Empa researchers reveal how steam causes severe burns

Scientists publish comprehensive lineage tree of whole adult animal in Science journal

Scientists publish comprehensive lineage tree of whole adult animal in Science journal

Study sheds new light on seasonal skin changes

Study sheds new light on seasonal skin changes

Key protein involved in epigenetic regulation of gene expression guides skin cell renewal

Key protein involved in epigenetic regulation of gene expression guides skin cell renewal

Researchers identify cause of severe genetic disease

Researchers identify cause of severe genetic disease