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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...

Seeing a neurotoxin's deadly grip

...rade name Dysport, is already widely used to erase wrinkles and frown lines. However, the toxin is also used to treat migraine headaches, involuntary contraction of the eye muscles, overactive bladder syndrome, excessive sweating and spastic disorders associated with injury or disease. The researchers see the...

Women's skin tone influences perception of beauty, health and age

...October 24, 2006) -- A new study is revealing that wrinkles aren't the only cue the human eye looks for to eva...imensional imaging and morphing software to remove wrinkles and furrows from pictures of women, leaving skin tone as the only variable. Researchers were then a...

Naked mole-rat unfazed by oxidative stress

... us spend more time thinking about how to hide the wrinkles and gray hair than we do about what our cells are actually doing to usher us to the end. Physiologists are looking at molecules and cells to understand this process. One way to look at aging is to compare closely related organisms with different li...

Biomarkers may hone anti-aging therapies

...ok old. 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 t...

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...

Fewer wrinkles and firmer skin linked to earlier use of estrogen therapy

...used earlier in menopause is associated with fewer wrinkles and less skin rigidity in postmenopausal women, Ya...icine. "We don't believe hormone therapy will make wrinkles melt away once they're already there, but the results of our study shows that hormone therapy can pr...

Elizabeth Blackburn and Janet Rowley awarded

...and neurodegenerative disorders, ranging from skin wrinkles to blindness to cardiovascular disease. "I am deeply honored to be receiving this award," said Blackburn. "The study of telomeres and the telomerase enzyme that creates them has been, and continues to be, a fascinating and rewarding exploration. "In...

Scientists solve the mystery of how Botox attacks nerves and eliminates wrinkles

...Botox, a prescription drug that gets rid of facial wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing muscles in the forehead. Although best known as a cosmetic procedure, Botox injections also have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat uncontrolled blinking (blepharospasm), lazy eye (strabismus), ...

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