Tag: Nanoparticles

Not your topical fountain of youth

Not your topical fountain of youth

Have you ever wondered why antioxidants have become a staple ingredient in skincare and cosmetics? Read more to learn about how antioxidants protect your skin from premature aging, and how scientist are making these formulations better with nanotechnology.

Nanotechnology in Your Sunscreen: Doing More Harm than Good?

Nanotechnology in Your Sunscreen: Doing More Harm than Good?

While soaking in the sunshine may feel good, and you may have heard about solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation harm, you may not be aware of what’s in your sunscreen. Lee Hong explored the benefits of sunscreen in his post on The Pipettepen, and today, we…

How’s that Nanoparticle Biocorona treating you??

How’s that Nanoparticle Biocorona treating you??

No, sorry, it’s not the latest variety of Corona beer. Rather, it is a new exciting advance in understanding nanoparticle toxicity! Nano-everywhere! Nanoparticles are any really really small particles in the nanometer range (1-100 nanometers). For size comparison, the thickness of normal hair is 80,000…