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Why does the immune system respond to allergens by triggering itching in the skin?
Health

Why does the immune system respond to allergens by triggering itching in the skin?

Your skin is the first protective barrier against every pathogen and allergen in the world. So, when your skin itches, you should know that it may have come into contact with something that’s harmful and causing this reaction.

Wearing a face mask for too long can lead to skin breakout: Here's what one can do to avoid 'maskne'
India

Wearing a face mask for too long can lead to skin breakout: Here's what one can do to avoid 'maskne'

When you wear a facemask for a long period of time, the face gets covered with a lot of sweat.

Lemon juice can boost immunity, aid weight loss, improve digestion and clear up the skin
Health

Lemon juice can boost immunity, aid weight loss, improve digestion and clear up the skin

Drinking lemonade every day is a very healthy habit, just do not overdo it

Our skin can keep track of time without any help from the brain, study suggests
science

Our skin can keep track of time without any help from the brain, study suggests

Octopuses, chameleon can change their skin's colour based on their environment because of photoreceptors in their skin.

Scientists find new sensory organ in mice, expect to find it in humans as well
science

Scientists find new sensory organ in mice, expect to find it in humans as well

This organ is sensitive to environmental factors such as pricks and pressure, and is made up of glial cells,

Skin movie review: Guy Nattiv's bizzare film reduces racial tension to a cosmetic problem
Entertainment

Skin movie review: Guy Nattiv's bizzare film reduces racial tension to a cosmetic problem

Skin offers little by way of insight into reformation, let alone modern racism

Drug price regulator caps prices of 51 essential formulations used for cancer, heart, skin treatment
Business

Drug price regulator caps prices of 51 essential formulations used for cancer, heart, skin treatment

NPPA fixes ceiling price of essential medicines of Schedule I under the Drugs (Prices Control) Order (DPCO) 2013

Flexible sensor 'skin' to help robots or prosthetic devices convey a sense of touch
News & Analysis

Flexible sensor 'skin' to help robots or prosthetic devices convey a sense of touch

The bio-inspired robot sensor skin mimics the way a human finger experiences tension and compression as it slides along a surface .

UMN researchers develop 3D printed bionic skin to give robots the sense of touch
News & Analysis

UMN researchers develop 3D printed bionic skin to give robots the sense of touch

US researchers have developed a "revolutionary" process for 3D printing stretchable electronic sensory devices that could give robots the ability to feel.

Person of colour
long-reads

Person of colour

Being a person of colour is an understanding that whether you’re a “dothead” or an “illegal,” you are in some way vulnerable to individual and systemic violence and coercion because you were born looking a certain way.

Soon you can get e-tattoos that will help you control your smartphone using your skin
News & Analysis

Soon you can get e-tattoos that will help you control your smartphone using your skin

Scientists have developed ultrathin temporary electronic tattoos which can turn skin blemishes and wrinkles into touch-sensitive buttons for controlling your smartphone.

Caltech engineers create artificial skin that is sensitive to changes in temperature
News & Analysis

Caltech engineers create artificial skin that is sensitive to changes in temperature

Engineers at Caltech researching in creating synthetic wood stumbled across a material that was electrically responsive to changes in temperature.

How taking a 'selfie' can cure skin problems
Life

How taking a 'selfie' can cure skin problems

Taking a photo of a skin lesion and sending it to your dermatologist for analysis may be a valuable piece of skin care, a new study suggests.

Old Harvard library book is made of human skin, confirm experts
Life

Old Harvard library book is made of human skin, confirm experts

A 19th-century book kept in one of Harvard University’s libraries is bound in human skin, experts say.

Bacteria in skin keeps it healthy and makes it glow
Life

Bacteria in skin keeps it healthy and makes it glow

The 'good' bacteria in your skin can help you look young by combating wrinkles, sagging and pigmentation, experts have said.