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Jun 25, 2010 | 09:56 AM CDT
This benchmarking study allows manufacturers to test hair products for conditioning, anti-breakage strengthening, and anti-static flyaway reduction with shared controls and labor to reduce costs by up to 57%. The company is accepting participants until Aug. 15, 2010.
Jun 08, 2010 | 01:03 PM CDT
CeeTox has acquired assets of ADMETRx Inc. that allow it to expand its range of in vitro service offerings. Specifically, the acquired assets allow CeeTox to increase its existing Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Excretion (ADME) capabilities.
May 27, 2010 | 12:31 PM CDT
By: P. Ziosi, S. Manfredini, S. Vertuani, V. Rusce…
In the present work, the antioxidant capacities of three essential oils derived from basil and thyme were evaluated using a photochemiluminescence (PCL)-based assay. In addition, since the base formulation can affect the antioxidant activity of oils contained therein, ingredient interactions within final formulations were investigated.
Mar 16, 2010 | 05:21 PM CDT
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions
Six questions from Michael Shermer’s Baloney Detection Kit have been discussed in this series. The results were not flattering for cosmetic science (read: cosmetic scientists) but cosmetic science did not score badly on all points. Questions seven and eight, described here, discriminate true science from borderland science and non-science or nonsense.
Feb 26, 2010 | 11:51 AM CST
By: Nava Dayan, PhD, Lipo Chemicals
Substantial evidence, which the FDA requires to support claims for drugs, is applicable to personal care, especially considering the pharmaceutical direction products have taken. The present article considers whether the industry is benefiting from marketing without assuming the responsibility for potential effects. In addition, it considers the limitations of in vitro and in vivo test models.
Feb 19, 2010 | 11:53 AM CST
By: Elian Lati, Pascal Svinareff, Marc Feuilloley …
Raman spectroscopy and fringe projection are a few of the methods that have revolutionized the objectification market.
Jan 29, 2010 | 03:48 PM CST
By: Hongbo Zhai, MD, and Howard I. Maibach, MD, Un…
New methodologies have recently been developed to determine antioxidant effects but they often require extensive training and are time-consuming to conduct. In the present article, however, the authors describe an in vitro method to detect the effects of antioxidant-containing formulations using photochemiluminescence to provide rapid, accurate and sensitive measurements.
Jan 22, 2010 | 02:47 PM CST
A chip created by L'Oréal and Hurel Corp. is designed to replace the local lymph node assay, a test often performed on cosmetic raw materials. In addition to saving animals, the chip is also said to be less expensive than animal testing. Hurel developed the working microfluidic portion of the chip.
Jan 21, 2010 | 04:02 PM CST
Researchers from the University of Tokyo have created a strong, self-healing hydrogel with applications in tissue engineering and drug delivery. The material incorporates a binder made from long chains of polyethylene glycol, an ingredient commonly used in skin care.
Oct 20, 2009 | 11:10 AM CDT
BD Biosciences is hosting a webinar dedicated to cell-based assays. Elizabeth Abraham, PhD, a research scientist at BD Biosciences, will discuss the applications for the company's BD PureCoat surfaces.