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Monday, May 16, 2011

Amazing Facts About The Human Skin | PurpleSlinky

Amazing Facts About The Human Skin | PurpleSlinky

One of the most important sense organs is the skin. The skin is the largest organ of the body.  The color of the skin is also the primary determinant of the race where one particular person belongs.

1.) A square inch of foreskin from circumcised baby takes only 3 weeks to grow skin that can cover 3 basketball courts. The laboratory-grown skin is used in treating burn patients.
2.) On the average, a human skin has an area of about 2.0 m² and weighs up to 3.4 kg and accounts for 12% of the body weight.
3.) With the aid of magnifying glass, humans are more hairy than monkeys. The hairs are too tiny for the naked eye.




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