Tag Archives: Skin

Artificial Skin to Improve Sense of Touch, Help Study Neural Activity

At the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, researchers have created an interesting artificial “skin” that can sense touch while providing real-time haptic feedback in the form of vibrations. Because the sensors and actuators are completely embedded within this skin, it allows for near simultaneous closed-loop control of the system and makes it… Read More »

Nicotinamide For Skin Cancer

Nicotinamide (niacinamide) may help reduce your chances of developing basal cell carcinoma, squamous cells carcinoma and actinic keratosis. This is not just wishful thinking but based upon a well designed Australian clinical study in which they used a dose of 500 milligrams twice a day.   Unlike nicotinic acid, nicotinamide does not improve blood cholesterol… Read More »

The 11 Best New Skin-Care Products for Oily and Acne-Prone Skin – Self

People with annoyingly oily and acne-prone skin know: the skin-care products you choose are crucial for preventing and treating breakouts in all their many forms, whether they’re showing up between your shoulder blades or along your T-zone. For this year’s Healthy Beauty Awards, we asked a range of testers, many with oily and acne-prone skin… Read More »