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June 6th, 2010

tomorrow BEAUTIFUL : Perfectly genetic

Abstract:
While the last edition of the Business Times' tomorrowSERIES features delved into the world of tomorrowMEDICINE, there was, to our mind, one very interesting side effect of our story: the discovery that much more than an inordinate amount of new medical research was being funded by cosmetics companies of the caliber of L'Oreal, Lancome, and Proctor & Gamble. In fact, some scientists, including Sri Lankan ones, are already suggesting that, while the widespread application of nanotechnology in many fields are still far off into the future, this has already come to pass with the use of nano particles in sunscreens and skincare creams on the shelves of any supermarket today. It is also a widely accepted fact that as of now the most nanotechnology patents are held by cosmetics companies.

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