Tagged: wound

Blue-ringed octopus

Blue-ringed octopuses are among the deadliest animals in the sea. Throughout their range in Australia and the eastern Indo-Pacific, several humans suffer bites each year. Unfortunately, some of these are fatal. In Australia where...

How a wound heals itself

Our skin is the largest organ in our bodies, with a surface area of about 2 squaremeter in adults. When we are cut or wounded, our skin begins to repair itself through a complex,...