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Jun 29, 2012 | 08:13 AM CDT
Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a protein that may aid in the development of psoriasis and wound-healing treatments.
Jun 13, 2012 | 10:58 AM CDT
New findings regarding the formation of fullerenes, aka "buckyballs," were recently published in the journal Nature Communications, suggesting that smaller cages grow into larger ones.
Jun 11, 2012 | 10:17 AM CDT
By: Rachel Grabenhofer
Researchers at University of California at Santa Cruz have taken a new approach for removing drug-resistant bacteria from wounds and skin infections: using light to trigger the controlled release of nitric oxide.
Jun 06, 2012 | 09:51 AM CDT
Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) scientists in the UK have engineered antimicrobial peptides based on the human peptide LL-37 that are useful against S. aureus and/or B. cepacia, among others, as well as athlete's foot.
May 18, 2012 | 10:22 AM CDT
This May 30–31, at Trinity College in Dublin, the 2012 "European city of science," the Society of Cosmetic Scientists will join world-renowned experts to discuss the latest good and bad science shaping the future of cosmetics.
Apr 25, 2012 | 09:22 AM CDT
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have discovered how immune cells exchange information using a new fluorescent biosensor developed at the university.
Mar 30, 2012 | 03:57 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…
While it may help to protect teeth from decay, fluoride at high levels also has been reported to irritate the gastrointestinal tract and some manufacturers have formulated products without it. However, toothpastes without fluoride are not providing any real benefit beyond cleansing, says Arman Sadeghpour, PhD, who, by chance, stumbled across another raw material that exhibits better anti-cavity efficacy than fluoride without adverse health effects.
Mar 06, 2012 | 11:06 AM CST
Mintel Beauty & Personal Care identified "Kinetique" as the key trend set to impact global beauty consumers in 2012. While the trend encompasses at-home beauty devices that harness energy and light, it also includes new ingredients that boost cellular energy.
Mar 01, 2012 | 04:33 PM CST
By: Huiliang Li, Jahwa Cosmetics
Cosmetics based on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) are formulated not only using TCM drugs, but also according to cultural theories and principles. This article serves as a review of TCM drug ingredients, history and principles, to assist product developers in understanding how they can be combined for products targeted to this specialized market.
Mar 01, 2012 | 11:24 AM CST
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
At first, this cosmetics R&D trade journal editor felt like a fish out of water at the Informex USA specialty chemicals exhibition. However, some novel nibbles and a few big catches were made there for personal care R&D.