In the May/june 2016 issue, discover our special feature called "Skin : a story of age" Published every two months, Inserm’s Science&Santé magazine illustrates discoveries, debates and issues from the ever-evolving field of biomedical research.
The biggest organ, the heaviest, the densest, the most sensitive, etc. it is difficult to avoid superlatives when talking about the skin. Only normal: our thin covering hides multiple functions on which life depends. A plunge into the depths of an organ whose architectural and functional sophistication continues to fascinate researchers.