sweat glands http://michiganradio.org en Research surprise: Human sweat glands do more than sweat http://michiganradio.org/post/research-surprise-human-sweat-glands-do-more-sweat <p align="LEFT">It's not every day that researchers learn something completely new about how the human body works.</p><p align="LEFT">To be sure, researchers already knew that human beings have a unique kind of sweat gland, not found in any other animal.</p><p align="LEFT">But they didn't know everything those sweat glands do.</p><p align="LEFT">Laure RittiƩ&nbsp;of the&nbsp;University of Michigan&nbsp;says&nbsp;it was&nbsp;assumed that&nbsp;our hair follicles create new skin cells to heal wounds - because that's how rodents and pigs do it.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 23:21:25 +0000 Tracy Samilton 10070 at http://michiganradio.org