Humans aren't the only living things that play host to the bacteria that causes acne. A team of researchers believe that our ancestors passed the microbe to grapevines thousands of years ago, the first known bacterial transfer from human to crop.
Researchs have isolated and sequenced a family of viruses that seem only to target the bacteria that causes acne — and could mean a new generation of targeted skin treatments.
After including no!no! Skin in my Gizmodo gift guide for obsessive groomers last year, the fine folks at no! no! sent me a test unit of their zit zapper. Even though the device is "FDA cleared," I was skeptical it would work on my face (yes I stil break out at my age, why god why?). I somehow figured I had extra…
Confession: I positively hate acne. While my face only bears the most subtle of scars, in my mind the red pimply warzone that covered it back in high school is still fresh, clear and just begging to be popped.
The U.S. FTC (Federal Trade Commission) has ruled that there is no proof that iPhone apps will cure acne.
Swedish advertising agency Acne assembled this junkyard monster, a bus sculpture assembled from 50 cars, to make a point about C02 emissions.
OLEDs boast great resolutions and energy efficiency, but they could also be used to treat skin cancer and acne. A U.K. team is developing wearable OLED stickers that'll cure your skin ailments on the go.
Senslux's new SLD range of desk lamps will light your stuff with LEDs for low power-consumption eco-friendliness, and come in three types. The SG-1500 model appears to be just a plain ol' desk lamp, but the SF is apparently a "full spectrum" lamp, presumably to give more natural light to combat the dim winter sun. The…
With a little luck, they'll have a home version of this soon. Basically, they've found that lasers can burn up body fat and cellulite, making you beautiful through the magic of highly concentrated energy. The same system can also be used to reduce plaque in the arteries and burn away sebaceous glands that cause acne.…