Recent in Technology Transfer (page 11 of 15)
Dec 17, 2008
Engineers at the University of Michigan have created a carbon nanotube-coated “smart yarn” that conducts electricity and that could be woven into fabrics to detect blood, or to monitor the health of the wearer.
Nov 24, 2008
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the manufacturers of devices that it will regulate some differently than cosmetics.
Nov 18, 2008
3M Drug Delivery Systems unveiled data highlighting the tolerability and delivery characteristics of a hollow microstructured transdermal system (hMTS) for the systemic delivery of high volume injectables traditionally delivered by syringe and needle.
Oct 27, 2008
A recent clinical study conducted by the University of Miami indicated that bimatoprost, a drug used to treat eye conditions such as glaucoma and ocular hypertension, increased eyelash length.
Oct 2, 2008 | Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
A possible solution to the preservative-free cosmetic formulation conundrum may lie in the milk pasteurization process. Ultra-high-temperature (UHT) sterilization is the process of heating milk or cream to temperatures exceeding 275°F.
Oct 2, 2008
Nestle has introduced a daily beauty drink dietary supplement that is said to work synergistically with beauty products to produce better skin.
Sep 12, 2008
Retailer trains beauty advisor staff in use and in complementary product offerings.
Sep 10, 2008
Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have created nanoscale droplets that can be used to deliver ingredients to skin.
Aug 21, 2008
Coty Inc. and SnapNow have partnered to integrate hyperlinks between the physical and the virtual world.
Jul 30, 2008 | Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries Magazine
Some of the raw material sources for alternative fuels also are sourced for the production of personal care ingredients. Palm oil, extracted from palm tree fruit, is used in both bio-diesel fuel and personal care products. Due to biodiesel demand, the price of palm oil has risen. Additionally, the deforestation of palm trees has turned many personal care companies away from using palm oil for environmental reasons.
Jul 29, 2008
In this letter to the editor, the author expresses his opinion that the industry should generate pro-active educational initiatives to legislatively and thoughtfully define cosmeceutical.
Jul 1, 2008
Recent studies indicate bimatoprost, a drug designed to treat glaucoma or ocular hypertension, may spur eyelash growth. The bad news is use of the drug may cause vision deterioration, among other effects.