Archive: 05/16/2012

Can consumers 'fit in' yet remain unique?

Most consumers want to fit in while still asserting their individuality—and they balance these conflicting desires when choosing products, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.

dateMay 16, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Research boom on ingredients for 'enhanced cosmetics'

Growing demand among baby boomers and others for "enhanced cosmetics" that marry cosmetics and active ingredients to smooth wrinkled skin and otherwise improve appearance is fostering research on micro-capsules and other ...

dateMay 16, 2012 in Other
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Google searches get smarter (Update)

Google on Wednesday began making its search engine smarter, in what the Internet giant called a major upgrade that looks beyond query words to figure out what people are actually seeking online.

dateMay 16, 2012 in Internet
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