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Contact: Birgitte Svennevig
University of Southern Denmark

Latex Mouse (1 of 2)

Caption: Scientists covered the mice with blue latex to prevent evaporation from the skin and thus stop the heat loss. With this loss the mice stopped accumulating fat in the liver. This shows that the skin is communicating with the liver.

Credit: Birgitte Svennevig/SDU

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