10/30/2013 - 11:25

Twins who smoke show more premature facial aging, compared to their nonsmoking identical twins, reports a study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).


08/01/2012 - 10:53

The wrinkles on a raisin result from a simple effect: As the pulp inside dries, the skin grows stiff and buckles to accommodate its shrinking size. Now, a team of researchers at MIT has discovered a way to harness that same principle in a controlled and orderly way, creating wrinkled surfaces with precise sizes and patterns.

06/08/2012 - 15:36

Smooth wrinkles and sharply crumpled regions are familiar motifs in biological and synthetic sheets, such as plant leaves and crushed foils, say physicists Benny Davidovitch, Narayanan Menon and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, but how a featureless sheet develops a complex shape has long remained elusive.

01/11/2012 - 14:03

Eyes are called the windows to the soul, but the fine lines around the eyes can be the voice that shouts the reality of our age. In fact, crow’s feet - the fine wrinkles around the eyes - can start showing up on a person as early as their late 20s.

10/24/2011 - 08:49

Aging of individual cells in the body leads to aging of the whole person. New evidence for this comes from studies of very rare children born with a genetic mutation that wrinkles, ages and kills them before they reach adulthood.