Recent in Methods & Processes (page 13 of 14)
Jul 31, 2006
Understanding the relationship between observations, insights and ideas can fuel successful product development.
Jul 10, 2006
Syrris has formed a subsidiary to host the first microfluidic application centre in the world.
May 22, 2006
Industry expert Tony O'Lenick asks: What's the difference between a provisional patent and a regular patent application? Louis Paul of Louis Paul and Associates provides this issue's answer.
Apr 21, 2006 | M. Ferrari, College of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Cuiaba; L.C.L. Monteiro, D.J.A. Netz and P.A. Rocha-Filho, College of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Diagrams of the oil, surfactant and water at stepped proportions in ternary systems characterize the system’s cosmetic forms (emulsions, gels, dispersions), crystalline phases and stability in this study using two Brazilian oils.
Apr 21, 2006 | Michael Starch, Dow Corning Corporation; Tony Drager and Sarah Eckersley, Dow Dispersion Sciences
This article describes the use of a novel process technology to prepare high internal phase (HIP) emulsions, which can provide solutions to a number of formulating issues.
Apr 21, 2006 | James Ziming Sun, PhD, and James W. Parr, Advanced Research Laboratories
Nonaqueous-based scrubs provide more functions and benefi ts for complete treatment of the body’s skin and are a new category of cleansing tools focusing on cleansing, conditioning and treating. Oils, glycols and silicone oil are three continuous phases in non-aqueous scrubs discussed in this article.
Mar 14, 2006
Ken Klein challenges readers to find the ingredient functions in this word puzzle.
Mar 8, 2006
Yet2.com,presents a processing technology for the production of an epoxide and/or its corresponding vicinal diol by a reaction of an olefinic compound with hydrogen peroxide...
Feb 28, 2006 | Kazuo Tokubo, Shiseido Co. Ltd.
MOT (Management of Technology) has emerged as an attractive means to capitalize on R&D investments. In developing cosmetics, a number of issues emerge during the technology planning and development processes, which will be discussed here.
Feb 28, 2006 | Robert Y. Lochhead, Lisa R. Huisinga and Tara Waller, The Institute for Formulation Science, The University of Southern Mississippi
New techniques are being offered to produce formulations faster and more cost effectively than ever before. Researchers at the Institute for Formulation Science have addressed this challenge by developing robotic combinatorial techniques for the preparation and investigation of complex mixtures.
Feb 15, 2006
ATC RheoSystems introduced RheoExplorer V6 Software that promises to deliver easy use, real-time printing and plotting, and advanced data-analysis capabilities.
Feb 2, 2006 | Bud Brewster
The uniform distribution of UV filters on the skin and in the skin should be a goal for sunscreen formulators because it improves sun protection and increases the SPF. If it also improves the condition of the skin, consumers receive two benefits for the price of one. The good news? It can be done.