Recent in University Data (page 1 of 3)
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.
Feb 9, 2017
Your gut instinct may not be all that scientific, but science is showing that its microbiome, when fed probiotics, can potentially treat atopic dermatitis.
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.
Nov 15, 2016
European researchers were barking up the right trees when they examined 30 extracts from 10 tree barks for their potential in dermocosmetic applications.
Nov 10, 2016
Risk and exposure go hand-in-hand. So when researchers dared to publish a new method to assess the exposure and fate of cosmetic ingredients, we couldn't help but give them exposure, in this review.