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May 01, 2006 | 11:16 AM CDT
By: Rachel Chapman
Nicholas Davis, DDS, president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), explained that function is important, but aesthetics go along with function.
Apr 17, 2006 | 08:48 AM CDT
By: Alain Thibodeau and Édouard Lauzier, Atrium Bi…
The authors demonstrate that combining the efficacy of a topical cream with a dietary/nutritional supplement improved the skin’s appearance. In the trial conducted, parameters associated with aged skin appearance were improved.
Apr 10, 2006 | 07:24 PM CDT
The technology transfer trend is enhancing the automotive industry.
Mar 03, 2006 | 11:47 AM CST
A recent study has confirmed the multiple health benefits of grapefruit, including its ability to aid in weight loss.
Jan 23, 2006 | 01:18 PM CST
In a recent question/answer feature, one consumer raised the question of whether laser treatments are appropriate for the treatment of acne.
Jan 04, 2006 | 12:02 PM CST
The polymer film patent portfolio featured includes aromatic polymers and crosslinking agents useful with the aromatic polymers.
Jan 02, 2006 | 11:26 AM CST
Four grape extract products have received authorization to use the NSF certification marks to certifying their nutraceutical quality.
Dec 23, 2005 | 05:29 PM CST
By: Larry Plonsker
Chirality is an important property in pharmaceuticals and is receiving increasing attention in cosmetics. What is it, and what is its significance in these two areas?
Dec 23, 2005 | 04:54 PM CST
By: H.-J. Buschmann and E. Schollmeyer, Deutsches …
Cyclodextrins form complexes with a large number of different organic compounds such as cosmetic and pharmaceutical substances. Textile materials with permanently fixed cyclodextrins may act as delivery systems for these compounds. Skin compounds complexed within these cyclodextrins can be released and reloaded, but some problems still have to be solved.
Dec 23, 2005 | 04:20 PM CST
By: Larry Plonsker, Chemical Network Associates
We have described technology transfer as the bridge between invention and innovation. Innovation is the process of taking ideas, inventions or concepts to a successful commercial conclusion. The importance of innovation in the U.S. economy was the subject of a recent Thomas Friedman article in the New York Times.1 In Bangalore, India, Friedman asked a Ph.D. economist from a U.S. university how she felt about the outsourcing of U.S. jobs to India. She replied with a story about a man in America who lost his job this way but made a good business of selling T-shirts that complained about losing a job to India, and not getting anything but “this [lousy] T-shirt.” Her comment was “only in America would someone figure out how to profit from his own unemployment.”