Recent in Research (page 4 of 40)

Study Uncovers Genetic Predispositions to Skin Cancer

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common cancer worldwide, with an annual incidence of 2.8 million cases in the United States alone. A recent study found 31 genetic markers for the disease, 14 of which were identified for the first time.

Acne Meets Germ Theory Meets the iPhone in Telegermatology Study

Patients can take part in the research regardless of location, using medications and iPhones shipped personally to them.

Lipotype Shifts Skin Lipidomics into High Gear

Complex lipid interactions got you down? The new Shotgun Skin Lipidomics technology from Lipotype will raise your spirits, with its high-throughput capability to analyze a full lipidome from nothing but a tape strip. Plus, it's fun to say.

Study Reveals Pathogen Resistance is Sexy

I love the the smell of a man who doesn't stink; who takes time to wash and apply deodorant. Apparently I'm not alone. In fact, according to a new study, pathogen-prevalent regions see increases in consumer grooming time to give an air of pathogen-resistance and attract mates.

Patent Pick: Seeing the World Through Rose-colored, Circadian-correcting Glasses

The fantasy world of cotton candy trees and rainbow unicorns may be one step closer to reality. For any nay-sayer who thinks 'wellness' is a bunch of hooey, this patent application will bring things into focus for you.

Patent Pick: Seeing the World Through Rose-colored, Circadian-correcting Glasses

The fantasy world of cotton candy trees and rainbow unicorns may be one step closer to reality. For any nay-sayer who thinks 'wellness' is a bunch of hooey, this patent application will bring things into focus for you.

Patent Pick: Elbowing Out the Microbial Competition

As anyone who's a sibling or has kids knows: there's competition for real estate in the back seat of a car. And it's fierce; pushing, elbowing and crossing imaginary boundaries. Inventors from The State University of New York have applied this struggle to a topical that uses good microbes to drive out unwanted ones from the skin.

Smell That? Neither Do Beiersdorf Researchers

Beiersdorf researchers have developed a deodorant based on polyquaternium-16 that decreased the production of axillary bacteria, in turn reducing malodor. So no, there's nothing to smell here (but innovation).

Sub-Micron Oil Particles Make the Patent Cut

“This technology represents a way forward ... to incorporate functional actives that are not water-soluble into a consumer-desirable product ... in a safe and effective manner,” reports LEI.

Patent Pick: Whipped Cream and Mousse Dreams

We're bubbled over with excitement for L'Oréal's discovery that encapsulated bubbles can remain stable in solution. They may use it for hair mousse and more; we're just glad it's in time to top our pumpkin spice lattés.

Beiersdorf-Innoget Expand Technology Innovation Program

The move is part of a larger open innovation program at the company.

How Do Cosmetic Formulas Impact Skin’s Microbiome?

The investigation of skin microbiota under the influence of environmental factors such as cosmetics and from a dynamic perspective has as yet been poorly investigated. Here, metagenomics are used to provide clues.

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