Did you know your pancreas can “hear”? Pacinian corpuscles, found in the dermis — see that oblong blob on the skin above pancreas’ tail? — are responsible for feeling vibration and low frequency sounds. These receptors are also found in the pancreas! Crank up the heavy bass and your pancreas just might be listening.

UnderYourSkinEver wondered how your skin senses temperature? Do you know all the layers of the skin? Take our quiz & then check your answers below! 1. Thick skin, like the soles of your feet, has an extra layer of skin; what's it called? A) Stratum Spinosum B) Stratum Lucidum C) Stratum Basale D) Stratum Granulosum 2. How does your skin know you're holding that hot cup of coffee? A) Fur B) My eyeballs can see the steam  C) Organs of Ruffini D) Merkel's Disks 3. What muscle causes goosebumps? A) Deltoid B) Masseter C) Arrector Pili D) Sternocleido-mastoid 4.  Is the Stratum Corneum part of the Epidermis, Dermis or Hypodermis?  A) Epidermis B) Dermis C) Hypodermis 5. The epidermis has 5 layers; what is the bottom one called? A) Stratum Lucidum B) Stratum Granulosum C) Stratum Basale D) Stratum Corneum Answers: 1/B, 2/C, 3/C, 4/A, 5/C  
melanoma-skin-check-iheartgutsGet ready to save your own skin with our fun new melanoma skin check card -- now in English and Spanish -- that describes how to search for suspicious moles on your body, and also gives tips on how to keep the sun off your back. Get naked and look for spots alone or with a friend! Skin cancer has never been so fun!