Open in the curiosity app
Science Of...

Here's Why Human Skin Doesn't Rip (Easily)

To protect themselves from road rash, motorcyclists wear leather, since it stands up to a lot of abuse. Leather is just skin, which begs the question: why is skin so strong? Find out in the video below.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Here's Why Your Skin Doesn't Rip Easily

Skin is pretty impressive.

What Is Your Skin Made Of?

Skin layers 101.

Why Do We Have Skin?

Discover the real purpose of this huge organ.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Explore Related Subjects
Biology
Human Biology
Science Of...
Skin