Getting under the surface of skin
Learn more about the human body's largest organ
HEALTH Human body
Ah, skin. This fleshy covering acts as a waterproof, insulating shield and helps protect muscles, bones, and internal organs from infection and disease. Furthermore, it safeguards us from extremes of temperature, damaging sunlight, and all sorts of nasty and harmful bacteria. And that's not all!
Click through this gallery and get under the skin of the human body's largest organ.
LIFESTYLE Olympic games
TRAVEL United kingdom