Nanotechnology

Nanomaterials found detrimental to sea life

Nanomaterials found detrimental to sea life

By Deanna Utroske

Published research from the University of California, Davis, casts doubt on whether personal care products can be safely designed with nano-zinc and nano-copper oxides.

Gold Rush: skin care with nanomaterials

Gold Rush: skin care with nanomaterials

By Deanna Utroske

The California-based company KollagenX launched in 2008 with a focus on nanogold technology and now sees demand for its skin care products expanding beyond wholesale to include retail consumers.  

Study finds nanoparticles may damage DNA

Study finds nanoparticles may damage DNA

By Lucy Whitehouse

While previously studies have found nanoparticles have the potential to be toxic for cells, a new study by MIT and the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has now found they may also pose risks for DNA. 

New nanotechnology science journal to launch

New nanotechnology science journal to launch

By Lucy Whitehouse

Elsevier, a global provider of scientific, technical and medical information on products and solutions, has announced the launch of an open access journal, ‘Colloid and Interface Science Communications’ (COLCOM), relevant to the beauty industry.

New research to open up regenerative applications

New research to open up regenerative applications

By Michelle Yeomans

Researchers at Laboratoire Matière Molle, Paris have discovered how to obtain a very strong adhesion between two gels by spreading a solution of nanoparticles on their surface.

Argex expands titanium dioxide production in Canada

Argex expands titanium dioxide production in Canada

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Titanium dioxide producer Argex will up its production of the sunscreen ingredient having signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Valleyfield Enterprises for a long-term lease of at least 235,000 square feet of existing building space located...

Scientists reiterate nanotechnology in sunscreens is safe

Scientists reiterate nanotechnology in sunscreens is safe

By Andrew McDougall

The American Academy of Dermatology has reiterated the importance and safety of sunscreens for protection against skin damage, highlighting the effectiveness of nanotechnology and stating that new FDA regulations will be of great help.

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