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Mar 15, 2011 | 01:16 PM CDT

Berkshire Hathaway Acquires Lubrizol

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to acquire ingredient supplier for $9.7 billion; acquisition to allow Lubrizol to invest in technology and growth.

Mar 11, 2011 | 09:49 AM CST

Profitable 2010 for Symrise, "Moderate" Growth Ahead for 2011

Growth in demand, economic recovery, emerging markets and large customers drive results; emerging markets now account for 46% of total sales.

Mar 11, 2011 | 09:21 AM CST

Robertet Reports "Excellent" 2010

Global double-digit growth in both ingredient and fragrance sales.

Mar 08, 2011 | 11:26 AM CST

Toxicology in the Age of Twitter

By: Steve Herman

Common sense and good science are far superior to ill-informed and emotional attacks, and taking the narrative to exposure rather than risk is essential to win consumer confidence.

Mar 08, 2011 | 09:59 AM CST

New Solution for Anti-aging

By: Shyam Gupta, PhD, and Linda Walker

New science for an age-old problem? The application of osmoprotection for multifunctional skin care is relatively new, but early indications suggest the potential for products that will capture consumers’ imaginations.

Mar 07, 2011 | 03:22 PM CST

The Lessons of Pro Care and Related Markets: Following Trends Straight to Retail Success

By: Imogen Matthews

Demand for the unique and efficacious has meant that retail brand owners are increasingly looking to professional markets and related industries for inspiration. A look at technology and wellness trends and how some brands are incorporating them into new products suggests the path for reaching increasingly demanding consumers at the shelves.

Mar 07, 2011 | 03:12 PM CST

Inflammation and Aging

By: Marie Alice Dibon, PharmD

Low-level irritants, such as pollutants, can trigger an almost ongoing inflammatory reaction that is a major culprit in aging skin.

Jan 20, 2011 | 03:44 PM CST

Technology Transfer

By: Steve Herman

In his 100th “Chemical Reaction” column, Steve Herman continues to explore wide-ranging ideas, the science that turns ideas into reality and the potential for the beauty industry.