News tagged with cosmetics

Spanish island grows bugs to dye from

It's a parasitic bug that's barely bigger than a flea, but the cochineal is trying to make a comeback in Spain's Canary Islands where it is cultivated for its crimson dye.

dateSep 09, 2011 in Ecology
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Researchers electrify polymerization

Scientists led by Carnegie Mellon University chemist Krzysztof Matyjaszewski are using electricity from a battery to drive atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP), a widely used method of creating industrial plastics. ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Polymers
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Exposure of humans to cosmetic UV filters is widespread

An investigation conducted in the context of the Swiss National Research Programme (NRP50), Endocrine Disrupters: Relevance to Humans, Animals and Ecosystems, demonstrates for the first time that internal exposure of humans ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Health
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Does cosmetic surgery help body dysmorphic disorder?

A new study finds that while many who suffer from body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) seek cosmetic procedures, only two percent of procedures actually reduced the severity of BDD. Despite this poor long-term outcome, physicians ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Other
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Botox reduces wrinkles even in less frequent doses

Patients can decrease the frequency of Botox Cosmetic injections after approximately two years and still receive most of the same wrinkle-smoothing cosmetic benefits, according to new research at Oregon Health & Science University.

dateApr 26, 2010 in Other
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