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The Synergy of Technology and Experience

July 2008 issue of Skin Inc. magazine
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Regardless of what ailments or obstacles society faces, it is quick to look for new, sophisticated, exciting and what may appear to be faster, easier solutions to challenges, often before fully exploring the possibilities that may seem obvious.

The upside is that this seemingly human instinct keeps the search alive for greener grass, and has led to some of the greatest discoveries in history, including many diagnostic technologies that are being used today to better understand the very fundamentals of the human body, as well as the environment. As a result, the human race is entering a very exciting time in history where innovative diagnostics, logic, and new respect for the disciplines of the body and environment have begun to reveal the answers.

Galvani

In the early 1790s, an Italian anatomy professor at the University of Bologna named Luigi Galvani realized that detached frog legs could be activated with stimulation provided by low levels of externally applied energy. After many experiments, he became convinced that the frog legs themselves also contained their own source of hidden energy in the nerves and around the wound area. Galvani referred to this as “animal electricity.”

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