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Tpl2's Major Role in the Genetics of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is no joke, and that is why so many people are working to try and better understand it. Katie DeCicco-Skinner is one such person who is looking into the genetics of squamous cell carcinoma.

Comparatively Speaking: Patents, Exclusive Right and Public Development

There are now more than 10 million patents issued in the United States, and they are a crucial part of how we develop cosmetic and personal care products.

[video] Probiotics to Cosmetics: A 'Natural' Progression

Probiotic functionality is not what you typically expect from a cosmetic but the industry has moved in this direction. Why? This interview provides insight on the progression from naturals to probiotics.

[video] How Muscle Controls Facial Hyperpigmentation

Working out makes a world of difference for your physical and mental well-being, but new research suggests it also impacts beauty in a previously unknown way.

How Researchers Believe Cosmetic Ingredients Pollute Waterways

Trace amounts of personal care ingredients enter streams, oceans and other waterways through wastewater, where they are only partially broken-down, according to recent findings. Are regulatory repercussions to follow?

'Goddess' Linking Stress to Aging Revealed

A study from the Boston University School of Medicine has revealed mutations in the longevity gene klotho, named for the Greek goddess Clotho, are connected with cellular aging.

Skin Care Could Translate to Brain, Heart and Blood Sugar Health

We hear it all the time: the skin is the largest organ, and we focus on ways to address signs of aging or ailments. But according to a new study, skin health (or lack thereof) could have much larger implications.

L’Oréal, uBiome Partner to Advance Skin Microbiome Research

Citing the demand for personalized skin care, the partnership will conduct research on the skin microbiome in order to inspire future product development and provide insight to consumers.

Fluid Beauty: Biometric Measures to Innovate 'Genderless' Cosmetics

According to Mintel, the share of global fragrance launches taken by unisex products grew from 9.5% in 2015 to 11.9% in 2016 as brands respond to a new 'genderless' demand. Described here is a biometric approach to create a genderless perfume and a new methodology for its evaluation.

Corbion Copolymer Enables Stimulus-activated Controlled Release for Novel Applications

The copolymer has the potential for unprecedented efficiencies in various markets, including cosmetics, as it can deliver special functionalities such as adhesion or controlled release.

Stigma Surrounding Acne Leading to Psychological Trauma

Acne can affect children, teenagers and adults, and there is a negative stigma around acne that researchers Aisling O'Donnell, Ph.D., and Jamie Davern wanted to address in a survey they conducted.

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