Tattooing to ‘Toughen Up’ With Good Old Immunoglobulin A?

Immunoglobulin A holds great allure for some researchers. Tattooing holds great allure for other researchers. For three researchers, the combination of immunoglobulin A and tattooing is worth writing a paper about. That paper is: “Tattooing to ‘Toughen Up’: Tattoo Experience and Secretory Immunoglobulin A,” Christopher D. Lynn [pictured here, sitting in a chair], Johnna T. […]

A technological way to create temporary images in/on a head of hair

Everyone with a head of hair—not just the members of the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS)—is likely to be intrigued by this new patent for creating images in/on a head of hair. Think of the images as nano-patterned temporary tattoos, if you like: “Hair treatment process providing dispersed colors by light diffraction,” US patent […]