Monthly Archives: August 2016

What Causes Cataracts?
Eye test For most of us, our eyesight is vital to how we function. There are plenty of people who are born blind or who have gone blind that function perfectly well without their vision, but most of us find the idea horrifying given the amount of work it...
The Little Muscles That Make Goosebumps
Goosebumps Ever wondered how you get goosebumps? Most of us know the “why” to one degree or another. We get spooked, our emotions run high, it is a bit cold, or something just feels like it reaches out and touches us. Goosebumps are a fairly universal human experience simply...
Recent Research on Bioengineered Skin
Bioengineering The history of skin substitutes dates as far back as the 15th century and was first described in the Branca of Sicily (an early book of plastic surgery) in 1503. Since then, various forms of skin substitutes have been tested over time. Skin grafts including the allograft, xenograft...