Epidermis

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.
What is the Epidermis?

The epidermis is the thin, outer layer of the skin that is visible to the eye and works to provide protection to the body.

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CSHL researchers reveal MED12 as key player in basal-like pancreatic cancer

CSHL researchers reveal MED12 as key player in basal-like pancreatic cancer

Researchers develop novel method to 'grow your own' donor skin

Researchers develop novel method to 'grow your own' donor skin

Wearable biosensors with skin interfaces for newborn and neonatal health monitoring

Wearable biosensors with skin interfaces for newborn and neonatal health monitoring

Drug repurposing breakthrough: varespladib curbs snakebite-induced necrosis

Drug repurposing breakthrough: varespladib curbs snakebite-induced necrosis

Researchers discover potential new treatment for alopecia areata

Researchers discover potential new treatment for alopecia areata

miR-205 knockout surprises with enhanced mammary development and cancer insights

miR-205 knockout surprises with enhanced mammary development and cancer insights

Revolutionizing diabetes management with reliable blood glucose monitoring without finger pricking

Revolutionizing diabetes management with reliable blood glucose monitoring without finger pricking

Adipose tissue holds key to 3D printing skin layers and hair follicles

Adipose tissue holds key to 3D printing skin layers and hair follicles

Does vitamin D have protective role against COVID-19?

Does vitamin D have protective role against COVID-19?

UGR’s artificial skin shows promising results in major burn treatments

UGR’s artificial skin shows promising results in major burn treatments

How does melanin distribution impact UV damage?

How does melanin distribution impact UV damage?

New research finds semen microbiome's impact on male fertility

New research finds semen microbiome's impact on male fertility

Study shows how aging affects communication between skin cells

Study shows how aging affects communication between skin cells

Microneedle bandage offers new hope for diabetic wound treatment

Microneedle bandage offers new hope for diabetic wound treatment

Study reveals mechanisms restricting oncogene-driven skin cancer formation

Study reveals mechanisms restricting oncogene-driven skin cancer formation

Synthetic melanin cream heals skin damage and promotes repair

Synthetic melanin cream heals skin damage and promotes repair

Study reveals neurological mechanism behind the perception of skin tightness

Study reveals neurological mechanism behind the perception of skin tightness

Is DNA methylation the missing link in diagnosing and treating psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis?

Is DNA methylation the missing link in diagnosing and treating psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis?

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