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How do scars form? - Sarthak Sinha

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It’s hard to escape childhood without racking up a few scars. Why do these leftover reminders of a painful cut or crash look different from the rest of our skin? And why do they stick around for so long after the incident that caused them? Sarthak Sinha explains how scars form.

Which of the following functions do well-arranged ECM in the body carry out?

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  • Educator Sarthak Sinha
  • Animator Noel Wong, Mark Storer, Henry Chung, Alexandra Kogl
  • Artist Ieuan Protheroe, Ricky Earl
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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