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What makes a skin cell destined to be hairy or sweaty
 

What makes a skin cell destined to be hairy or sweaty

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Researchers have identified the signals and exact timing during embryonic development that dictate the fate of skin cells to be sweaty or hairy. Unlike other mammals that must pant or seek shade when overheated, humans are able to self-cool by sweating.
 
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27 Dec 2016 - General