Recent in University Data (page 1 of 3)
Mar 10, 2017
Any ethnobotanist will tell you St. John's Wort is well-known to keep some forms of depression in check. It also may lift your spirits knowing skin can benefit from its berries, as a recent study explains.
Mar 8, 2017
Cosmetic dermatology in some ways replaces and surpasses anti-aging. Many cosmetic and personal care multinationals see it as the next strategic move. And new findings in lipidomics, such as these from the University of Oregon, quickly push the potential forward.
Mar 1, 2017
New research out of Brazil has skin care developers "abuzz" with excitement. Why? Beeswax nanoparticles show potential to improve compromised skin barrier functioning.
Feb 10, 2017
New pigment discoveries with applications for cosmetics come along once in a blue moon; or in this case, sky. Researchers in Korea and Japan have developed new inorganic sky-blue pigments with light-absorbing properties.
Jan 30, 2017
Researchers from the Australian National University don't take light lightly. In fact, they have mastered the art of manipulating it in what appears to be the best-yet holographic representation in three dimensions. This technology has potential for applications in imaging and augmented reality.
Jan 23, 2017
There's a fungus among us, and it may be more welcomed than ever before if new research out of Japan is corroborated. A preliminary study has shown that consuming mushrooms may decrease the production of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in skin.
Jan 12, 2017
How often is your nose the first place to sunburn? Almost always. Swiss researchers wondered what such high exposure could mean for skin topography of the hands, nose, shoulders, cheeks and forehead. Their work points to a new potential market niche.
Dec 15, 2016
Michigan State University is onto the next big thing in wearables: powered by you. Researchers there have developed a film-like device that uses nanotech to harness the energy of human movement and power it.
Dec 7, 2016
Somewhere between small drug molecules and nanoparticles of < 100 nm, there's a sweet spot to deliver active ingredients via their hair follicle. These researchers appear to have found it, using nanogels.
Nov 28, 2016
Biomimcry is an approach to innovation that identifies "sustainable solutions...by emulating nature’s time-tested designs and processes.” Enter: the East Asian Takydromus lizard.
Nov 23, 2016
"One of the next (applications) we could see is whether music can improve or boost skin hydration."
Nov 16, 2016
How does oxidative stress impact telomerase activity? Not quite how researchers at the University of Pittsburgh—and others— thought.