Recent in University Data (page 1 of 2)
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.
Oct 12, 2016
Researchers at King's College London are onto something: the silver lining to acne—no really, there is one. In a recent study, individuals afflicted by acne were found to have longer telomeres, which can protect skin from aging.
Sep 21, 2016
I love the the smell of a man who doesn't stink; who takes time to wash and apply deodorant. Apparently I'm not alone. In fact, according to a new study, pathogen-prevalent regions see increases in consumer grooming time to give an air of pathogen-resistance and attract mates.
Aug 23, 2016
It may be a tough pill to swallow, but a group of university researchers may have stumbled on the ultimate "cure" for sagging and wrinkled skin: a molecule along the Hippo pathway that can be drug-activated.
Aug 19, 2016
The results of a massive study examining some 7,404 cases of squamous cell carcinoma in skin identified genetic associations with this disease, some for the first time.