Issue Date: May 16, 2016 | Web Date: May 11, 2016
For younger-looking skin, try a pinch of platinum
Polymer scientists are putting a fresh face on skin care with an elastic “second skin” that reduces the appearance of wrinkles and bags under the eyes. The material, developed by MIT chemical engineering professor Robert Langer and coworkers, might also find use as a wound dressing or as a protective barrier for skin conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis.
The second skin goes on in a two-stage process: First, a polysiloxane-based cream . . .
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