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tanning

The art or process of converting skins into leather. See tan.


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Re: Theoretical (and probably absurd) Human Biology Question

Would it be plausible in your story to just dye them, like with the spay on tanning solution only darker?

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by jfeather
Mon Jul 11, 2011 12:46 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Theoretical (and probably absurd) Human Biology Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1895

Pigment deposition Question?!?!?!?

... " Nope, on my side of the Atlantic it was a respectable mid-morning! :) Must say I'm surprised there isn't more around on the biochemistry of tanning, as it's such a big subject (ie, the suncream industry etc?) Good luck all the same

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by Julie5
Thu Sep 30, 2010 4:28 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pigment deposition Question?!?!?!?
Replies: 7
Views: 3794

Re:

what about being tanned after sun bathing? Yes i got that far, but what i couldnt find was how "tanning" actually occurs, like what happens in the body or cells or pigments.

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by polaroid
Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:32 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pigment deposition Question?!?!?!?
Replies: 7
Views: 3794

Re: weight lifting, repetitions & evolution theory

... of some animals to change their coats in response to environment. Humans (of certain tones) can "change" our skin with the practice of tanning. By extension from this principle, human muscles can survive a fair amount of use, as well as a fair amount of disuse. You can be a body-builder ...

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by Lenoxus
Mon Apr 26, 2010 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: weight lifting, repetitions & evolution theory
Replies: 6
Views: 8556

DNA Repair enzymes

... trying to genetically enhance themselves by overexpressing their DNA repair enzymes. Maybe they'd be challenging Zonker for his world champioship tanning title.

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by blcr11
Tue May 06, 2008 5:27 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: DNA Repair enzymes
Replies: 1
Views: 1838
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