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14 Oct 2016
L’Oréal honours women in science

For 18 years, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme has encouraged, promoted and honoured women scientists all over the…

L’Oréal honours women in science

For 18 years, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science programme has encouraged, promoted and honoured women scientists all over the world.

12 Aug 2016
New safety, stability and efficacy studies on LactoSpore

Sabinsa’s shelf-stable Bacillus coagulans MTCC 5856, its LactoSpore probiotic, has been extensively researched in the 20 years since it was…

New safety, stability and efficacy studies on LactoSpore

Sabinsa’s shelf-stable Bacillus coagulans MTCC 5856, its LactoSpore probiotic, has been extensively researched in the 20 years since it was introduced, and recently several new studies, including clinical studies, have been published. Areas researched include safety and tolerability, shelf life stability, genetic and phenotypic stability, and anti-diarrheal activity, all with…

29 Jul 2016
L’Oréal opens a Research & Innovation Centre in sub-Saharan Africa

L’Oréal inaugurated today its new Research & Innovation Centre (R&I) to study African hair and skin specificities as well as…

L’Oréal opens a Research & Innovation Centre in sub-Saharan Africa

L’Oréal inaugurated today its new Research & Innovation Centre (R&I) to study African hair and skin specificities as well as the beauty routines and expectations of sub-Saharan consumers. The centre in South Africa is the group’s seventh R&I hub established globally. It hosts product development, evaluation and advanced research teams…

27 Jun 2016
Packaging companies set to invest heavily in R&D to 2021

Packaging companies will substantially increase investment in research & development (R&D) over the next five years, according to consumer insight…

Packaging companies set to invest heavily in R&D to 2021

Packaging companies will substantially increase investment in research & development (R&D) over the next five years, according to consumer insight firm Canadean. This may lead to an R&D arms race as companies seek to develop ever more unique and novel pack designs.

12 Apr 2016
Discovery of bacterium that degrades PET plastic

A group of researchers from Keio University and the Kyoto Institute of Technology discovered a bacterium that degrades and assimilates…

Discovery of bacterium that degrades PET plastic

A group of researchers from Keio University and the Kyoto Institute of Technology discovered a bacterium that degrades and assimilates PET. The research was conducted in a collaborative project with Teijin Limited and Adeka Corporation.

15 Jan 2016
YSL serum inducted into Berlin Museum of Science & Technology

For the first time, an Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) skin care product – Beauté Forever Youth Liberator Serum – joins…

YSL serum inducted into Berlin Museum of Science & Technology

For the first time, an Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) skin care product – Beauté Forever Youth Liberator Serum – joins a permanent exhibition collection at a science museum. Glycobiology, the science of glycans applied to the skin and cosmetics pioneered by YSL Beauté with this serum, is now part of…

15 Jan 2016
Good news for South Africa’s allergy sufferers

New research into the regional distribution of pollen and fungal spores undertaken by independent aerobiologist, Dilys Berman, is set to…

Good news for South Africa’s allergy sufferers

New research into the regional distribution of pollen and fungal spores undertaken by independent aerobiologist, Dilys Berman, is set to enable allergy sufferers to better plan their allergy control regimes, based on expected allergen spikes.

25 Nov 2015
Lucideon takes a look at human hair under the microscope

Lucideon has published a white paper entitled Measuring the Chemical & Physical Properties of Human Hair Surfaces. This paper reveals…

Lucideon takes a look at human hair under the microscope

Lucideon has published a white paper entitled Measuring the Chemical & Physical Properties of Human Hair Surfaces. This paper reveals how the surface characterisation of hair fibres delivers important insights into the performance of hair care products.

17 Aug 2015
Coschem lecture delves into sensorial properties in skin care

Sensorial profiling of cosmetics was the topic of discussion at the basic refresher sensorial morning hosted by the Society of…

Coschem lecture delves into sensorial properties in skin care

Sensorial profiling of cosmetics was the topic of discussion at the basic refresher sensorial morning hosted by the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (Coschem) on 29 July 2015. Speakers included Dr Heidi Grimmer from Sense of Nambitha and John Knowlton, owner of Cosmetic Solutions.

11 Aug 2015
Are male contraceptives set to become a reality?

Over time, there have been countless scientific developments in contraceptives, with the latest seeing a new focus on male contraceptives.…

Are male contraceptives set to become a reality?

Over time, there have been countless scientific developments in contraceptives, with the latest seeing a new focus on male contraceptives. Consumer lifestyle analyst at Mintel, Jack Duckett, investigates the developments.

13 Jan 2015
South Africa carves its niche

Our country has many reasons to be proud of its pharmaceutical industry’s achievements – among these are its world-class ARV…

South Africa carves its niche

Our country has many reasons to be proud of its pharmaceutical industry’s achievements – among these are its world-class ARV manufacturing capabilities and leading pharmacy schools.

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