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Immune response against skin-dwelling viruses prevents cancer

The finding suggests a novel method for preventing skin cancer in high-risk patients using a vaccine to boost the immune system.

30 Oct 2019 Nature

‘Flamenco dancing’ molecule could lead to better-protecting sunscreen

Molecule that protects plants from overexposure to light repurposed as a UV filter for sunscreen by University of Warwick scientists and team of collaborators.

18 Oct 2019 Nature Communications

Air pollution linked to hair loss, new research reveals

Research presented today at the 28th EADV Congress in Madrid shows, for the first time, that exposure to common air pollutants known as particulate matter (PM) is linked to hair loss in humans.

8 Oct 2019 28th EADV Congress

Skin creams aren’t what we thought they were

Topical creams generally contain a few standard ingredients, but manufacturers know little about how these components interact to influence the performance of the product.

27 Aug 2019 American Chemical Society Fall 2019 National Meeting

Metal particles abraded from tattooing needles travel inside the body

Scientists have shown that, surprisingly, chromium and nickel particles coming from tattoo needle wear are distributed towards the lymph nodes.

27 Aug 2019 Particle and Fibre Toxicology Journal

Functional hair follicles grown from stem cells

Award-winning science presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research.

27 Jun 2019 2019 International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Annual Meeting