Recent in University Data (page 1 of 2)
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.
Oct 29, 2016
Healing skin takes more than a little hocus pocus. New work describes the use of witch hazel to produce silver nanoparticles, which are known for wound repair properties.
Oct 26, 2016
The results of a new study from the University of California and Colgate are every germaphobe's worst nightmare: you can't wash all the microbes away. But really, it's a good thing. It shows how tough the good guys, who have our backs, are.
Oct 20, 2016
Bee venom is back, this time with data. According to a thesis from the University of Strathclyde, previous reports of its effects were anecdotal and incomplete. Now there's science backing it; especially in terms of safety.