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Antioxidant to retard wrinkles discovered by Hebrew University researcher

... A new method for fighting skin wrinkles has been developed at the Hebrew University ... of cosmetic products which will not only combat wrinkles but will be more effective against deeper levels of skin wrinkles than current products. Dr. Bossi did not reveal ...

Ripple effect: Water snails offer new propulsion possibilities

... forces and move. Some freshwater and marine snails crawl by "hanging" from the water surface while secreting a trail of mucus. The snail's foot wrinkles into little rippling waves, which produces corresponding waves in the mucus layer that it secretes between the foot and the air. Lauga and his ...

UW science photo takes second in national contest

... stayed in place, putting strain on the hydrogel and causing it to buckle. Fearing her technique hadn't worked, she showed the strange pattern of wrinkles to Weibel. "And he said, 'That's actually really pretty, why don't you take a picture?'" recalls Eun. But the image, which was taken under a ...

Cutting calories could limit muscle wasting in later years

... GAINESVILLE, Fla. Chemical concoctions can smooth over wrinkles and hide those pesky grays, but what about the signs of aging that aren't so easy to fix, such as losing muscle mass? Cutting calories early could ...

Want a reason to love your lower belly fat? It's rich in stem cells

... heart failure, spinal injuries, diabetes and Parkinson's disease are incredible. We may be able to more permanently and naturally get rid of pesky wrinkles or augment breasts with stem cell enriched fat in the future as well. Knowing more about the biology of stem cells will be of great value when we ...

Scientists determine drug target for the most potent botulinum neurotoxin

... UPTON, NY Botulinum neurotoxin responsible for the deadly food poisoning disease botulism and for the beneficial effects of smoothing out facial wrinkles can also be used as a dreaded biological weapon. When ingested or inhaled, less than a billionth of an ounce can cause muscle paralysis and eventual ...

Natural product discovery by Cleveland medical researchers blocks tissue destruction

... targets are highly prized and could lead to a range of therapeutic innovations for conditions ranging from arthritis, irritable bowel disease and wrinkles based on their involvement in tissue injury/repair and aging. The publication of these results reflects the commitment that Rainforest ...

Applied scientists create wrinkled 'skin' on polymers

... At a smaller scale the desired morphology of wrinkles can be achieved by controlling the ion beam ... variety of patterns--from simple one-dimensional wrinkles to peculiar and complex hierarchical nested ... have been able to reduce the wavelength of the wrinkles to 50 nanometers. Manipulation at such a small ...

Nanotechnology shows promise as next wrinkle fighter

... The next big idea in preventing wrinkles is very, very small. Nano small. A Michigan State University ... such as electronic monitors. The cosmetic arsenal to fight human wrinkles embraces technologies that seems crossed with science fiction ?from ...

German researchers develop first non-invasive test to measure skin aging

... images the fabric of the deeper layers of the skin, combining methods for imaging collagen and elastin, whose degeneration causes the appearance of wrinkles and the progressive loss of skin smoothness. The technique measures relative amounts of collagen and elastin by a single factor, which can be ...

The appearance of your hands can reveal your age, study finds

... hand veins. In altered images where hand veins were removed, participants significantly felt hands looked younger. Fullness and a lack of wrinkles and veins characterized the youngest looking hands. Nail polish and jewelry were also found to make hands appear younger looking. "The good ...

Biomarkers may hone anti-aging therapies

... Lotions and potions that promise to remove wrinkles and other effects of aging crowd cosmetics aisle shelves, but do these treatments really work? Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators ...

Researchers learn how blood vessel cells cope with their pressure-packed job

... of the factors responsible for generating that configuration. Rubber bands and most other flexible materials react to stretching by forming stress wrinkles parallel to the direction in which they are being pulled. However, the healthy bovine aorta endothelial cells did not behave that way in tests ...

Cellular Defects in Premature Aging Disease are Reversible

... the mutant lamin A protein had been eliminated and more than 90 percent of progeria cells were restored to normal; visually, the nuclei lost their wrinkles and lobes and returned to a natural ellipsoid shape, and the expression of other nuclear proteins was also restored to normal levels. "It's ...
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