Bioengineering and the Skin: Based on the Proceedings of the by R. M. Kenedi, T. Gibson (auth.), R. Marks, P. A. Payne

By R. M. Kenedi, T. Gibson (auth.), R. Marks, P. A. Payne (eds.)

R. MARKS Biology has turn into a 'numbers game'. some great benefits of having the ability to grade alterations in tissue, put up effects to statistical research and adequately checklist organic phenomena make size crucial. this is often as real for many of the disciplines in utilized biology because it is for the extra esoteric features ofthe topic. unfortunately, sk in biologists till lately had no longer seized the possibilities that the supply in their tissue of curiosity afforded and fell in the back of within the exploration of size ideas. most likely this led to half from the incorrect sentiment that 'to see is to know'. It additionally originated from the complexity ofthe pores and skin which. as a heavily interwoven mix oftissue kinds. makes tests technically tricky. although, we're confident concerning the destiny. The overseas Society for Bioengineering and the outside used to be shaped in Cardiff in ] uly 1979 according to the desires of the delegates who had attended the 1st foreign Symposium at the topic in Miami in 1976 and the second one in Cardiff three years later. This quantity is the court cases of the Cardiff assembly. We think that it demonstrates the courageous efforts and diversity of recent rules that characterise the reports of scientists who comprehend the significance of mixing the actual sciences with pores and skin biology.

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This measure quantifies skin slackness which in turn is assumed to represent the tendency of the skin to wrinkle. DESCRIPTION OF THE INSTRUMENT USED IN LEVAROMETRY The instrument we used is a modified form of the one described above. The following modifications were introduced. (1) The measuring probe head was made hollow, permitting the application of vacuum to 'glue' the skin to the probe. 50 IN VIVO MEASUREMENT OF ELASTIC PROPERTIES (2) The measuring weight was applied to the counterbalance and not to the measuring rod.

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