Tag: "wrinkles" at biology news
Applied scientists create wrinkled 'skin' on polymers
...bric. At a smaller scale the desired morphology of wrinkles
can be achieved by controlling the ion beam intens...a variety of patterns--from simple one-dimensional wrinkles
to peculiar and complex hierarchical nested wrinkles--along desired paths. Specific examples to date...
Nanotechnology shows promise as next wrinkle fighter
The next big idea in preventing wrinkles
is very, very small. Nano small. A Michigan Sta...c monitors. The cosmetic arsenal to fight human wrinkles
embraces technologies that seems crossed with science fiction ?from microdermabrasians to lasers to...
German researchers develop first non-invasive test to measure skin aging
...astin, 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 positive or negative, like temperatures. Higher values of the factor correspond to higher collagen content, ...
The appearance of your hands can reveal your age, study finds
...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 news is, although your hands may reveal more about your age than you desire, there are remedies out there...
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 have identified new molecular indicators -- or "biomarkers" -- of aging in the skin that could be used ...
Researchers learn how blood vessel cells cope with their pressure-packed job
...le 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 performed in the laboratory of Shu Chien, a coauthor of the PNAS paper and a professor of bioengineering an...
Cellular Defects in Premature Aging Disease are Reversible
...estored 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 amazing that we could take a cell that looked about ready to die, and a few days later it was healthy and rea...