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Nov 20, 2012 | 02:23 PM CST
Pepchipomics is a new project supported by the FP7 of the European Union aimed at synthesizing and reading high-density peptide microarrays, resulting in a new high-throughput platform that integrates peptide synthesis, detection and analysis at an unprecedented scale.
Oct 09, 2012 | 10:24 AM CDT
Topical drug manufacturer Ei has signed agreements with European-based professors and technologists to license a sphingolipid technology that improves barrier function and moisture retention when applied topically. Following is a Cosmetics & Toiletries exclusive interview with the company's lead researcher, Charley Gray, PhD.
Oct 04, 2012 | 10:46 AM CDT
The winners of Cosmetics & Toiletries' 2012 R&D Awards—Asia will be announced during the awards ceremony at in-cosmetics Asia on Nov. 7, 2012.
Oct 02, 2012 | 10:59 AM CDT
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have identified the protein precursors behind the peptides that cause muscle contraction or relaxation of echinoderms, which could potentially lead to anti-aging applications.
Oct 01, 2012 | 01:46 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson
Scientists at the Università Politecnica delle Marche, The University of Barcelona, the University of Salamanca and the University of Granada have produced an extract of strawberry to quantify the ability of the fruit to protect the skin.
Oct 01, 2012 | 12:07 PM CDT
By: Steven Isaacman, PhD, Nanometics LLC; and Mich…
Cosmetics & Toiletries is pleased to revive its former “Technology Transfer” column with new columnists Steven Isaacman, PhD, and Michael Isaacman. The authors’ diverse expertise in physical organic and polymer chemistry will provide a perspective of emerging technologies from academia and beyond, to explore their practical application in the personal care industry. This column follows the Cosmetics & Toiletries mission to combine insightful overviews of relevant cutting-edge thinking with content focused on practical applications in cosmetic science.
Sep 26, 2012 | 12:28 PM CDT
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a prescription polymer treatment for brittle nail symdrome (nail dystrophy).
Aug 13, 2012 | 04:24 PM CDT
Researchers from universities in Spain and Italy have uncovered photoprotective properties in a strawberry extract.
Jul 24, 2012 | 09:29 AM CDT
Researchers from Stony Brook University have reported that compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs emit UVC and UVA radiation found to be damaging to human skin tissue in close proximity.
Jul 05, 2012 | 10:20 AM CDT
Researchers at Northwestern University have discovered a way to deliver gene regulation technology through topical moisturizers. Although the technology was initially investigated to treat melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, psoriasis, diabetic wound healing and epidermolytic ichthyosis, it may also be used to treat wrinkles in aged skin.