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CBD effects on the skin

CBD-based cosmetic products are more and more important on the market despite a still unclear legal context. Sold as being antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, beneficial for oily and acne-prone skin but also for wrinkles, what is the reality behind the use of cannabidiol?
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8 March 2022

Beyond BioMechanics, there is mechanotransduction

All living cells depend on their mechanical surroundings. Their structure and function are directly linked to this mechanical stimulus (shear stress, gravity). Cells sense these physical forces by their integrin-based adhesion (“outside-in” and “inside-out”) and translate...
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10 June 2020

Biomechanics and mechanobiology

Biomechanics uses mechanical and physics principles to understand biological systems as structure of human cells, tissues or organs. Mechanobiology studies the way how physical forces in cell or tissue can contribute to develop changes or even diseases...
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1 February 2020

A brief manual of biomechanics

Stress, strain, relaxation, elastic modulus, viscoelasticity, dissipation…The feeling of hearing “blah blah blah” when you hear about biomechanics? No stress! We are decoding for you the physics terms important to the understanding of the properties of biological...
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4 October 2018