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July 15th, 2004
Cosmetic drugs a prescription for success
The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) held a press conference June 30 to unveil several new products it has developed that effectively merge the fields of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics manufacturing. This unlikely combination comes courtesy of a new form of nano-encapsulation technology that allows minute amounts of Chinese medicinal herbs to slowly leech into the skin of the wearer at a predetermined rate of diffusion.