Recent in Biology (page 20 of 28)
Dec 3, 2008
Microfluidics, a white laser confocal instrument, a PET/MRI combined imaging system, and a continuing-focus microscopy instrument were ranked among the top ten life science inventions of 2008.
Oct 30, 2008 | Miranda A. Farage, PhD, P&G; and Howard I. Maibach, MD, Univ. of Calif., San Francisco
Sensitive skin is a subjective, lay term that many consumers claim affects their comfort when using products that contact their skin. Approximately one-half of individuals surveyed in two research studies considered themselves to have sensitive skin. Researchers know this condition exists, yet it is notoriously difficult to quantify in a meaningful and uniform way.
Oct 29, 2008
New research from Izabela Buraczewska at Uppsala University in Sweden has shown that normal skin can become drier from the use of some types of creams.
Oct 20, 2008
Researchers conducted sequencing and phylogenetic analyses of approximately 5,700 amplified and cloned 16S rRNA genes to determine whether acne could be associated with as-of-yet uncultured bacteria.
Oct 20, 2008
Histogen Aesthetics, LLC, will develop products based on newborn dermal fibroblasts that work synergistically with the skin and hair's own physiology to combat the effects of aging.
Oct 2, 2008 | Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries Magazine
Two previous articles in this series on aquaporins have discussed their history, mechanism and stimulation. The current article describes the role of AQP3 in regulating skin cell growth.
Sep 29, 2008
A study done at the University of California has shown lifestyles changes in diet, exercise and stress management help control cell aging.
Sep 24, 2008
A new class of disposable, microplate-based optical biosensors capable of detecting protein-DNA interactions has been developed by researchers at the University of Illinois.
Sep 12, 2008
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have reported that fat expansion in the eye socket is the primary cause of undereye bags.
Aug 29, 2008 | Mindy Goldstein, PhD, Estee Lauder and Eric Bernstein, MD, University of Pennsylvania
Rosacea is a common but little-known disorder of the facial skin that affects an estimated 14 million Americans. In fact, rosacea is becoming increasingly widespread as the baby boomer generation enters the most susceptible ages for its development.
Aug 29, 2008 | Martin Rieger, PhD
This article summarizes 31 papers recently published on skin biology. Among the topics are neuropeptides, toll-like receptors and a consideration of allergic reaction versus preservative action in finished products.
Aug 27, 2008
There is a heightened risk of spreading methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in team sports, according to a recent report by Dermatology Times.