all by itself..
in less than an hour.
...m'kay..no problem..it makes perfect sense...
** procedure: scraped skin with a small but very sharp
pocket knife [hillbilly microtome]
drop skin into Petri dish
add KOH pellets [Potassium Hydroxide]
...wait a few minutes for the skin to dissolve.
place a drop of the "skin soup" on a slide..and examine
with a microscope.
...then..it gets a little strange..