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Prebiotics: How best to protect your skin and why daily showers may not be a good idea

Now couldn’t be a weirder time to question washing. I’ve spent the past three years reporting on how our notions ...
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Can DNA predict a person’s facial features? New forensic tool gets us closer, by deducing hair, eye and skin color

Could DNA testing predict faces to go with found body parts? ...
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Summer is coming: Just how much sun can your DNA take before being damaged?

We're entering sunscreen season, which means 'high alert' for sun-related skin damage. How does our DNA impact our susceptibility? ...
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Searching for a link between skin problems and mental health

While some studies have shown a link between isotretinoin use and suicidal thoughts and depression, it’s not clear whether those mental health effects are ...
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Gene therapy creates boy’s replacement skin from his stem cells

Doctors treated a 7-year-old boy’s devastating genetic skin disease—junctional epidermolysis bullosa—by genetically modifying his stem cells to create a new ...