Tag Archives: Organic compounds

13May/22

Do these three popular anti-ageing skincare ingredients work? Here’s what the evidence says

Szu Shen Wong, Keele University and Neil Grazier, Keele University

For people looking to press pause on ageing, it hasn’t always been as easy as it is today. Throughout history people have used all sorts of outlandish anti-ageing skincare techniques – such as bathing in donkey’s milk as Cleopatra supposedly did, or applying mercury directly to the skin, as the Elizabethans did.

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11Apr/22

Black pepper: healthy or not?

Laura Brown, Teesside University

Everybody knows that consuming too much salt is bad for your health. But nobody ever mentions the potential impact of the other condiment in the cruet set: black pepper. Does it have an effect on your health?

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05Nov/21

On announces CleanCloud™ – turning carbon emissions into running shoes in cooperation with LanzaTech and Borealis

Swiss sports brand On today announces a move away from petroleum-based resources by creating a new foam material called CleanCloud™, made using carbon emissions as a raw material. On is the first company in the footwear industry to explore carbon emissions as a primary raw material for a shoe bottom unit, specifically EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate) foam, that could also be used in other shoe parts and products in the future. Continue reading