alphalab http://wesa.fm en FutureDerm and the Science Behind Beauty Products http://wesa.fm/post/futurederm-and-science-behind-beauty-products <p>Nicki Zevola has been teaching the real science behind beauty products with her popular blog since 2007. When it was time to launch <a href="http://www.futurederm.com">FutureDerm, </a>her own line of beauty products, Zevola already had a loyal following.</p><p>http://youtu.be/kKqm_6nPAFI</p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 19:50:01 +0000 Katie Blackley 14618 at http://wesa.fm FutureDerm and the Science Behind Beauty Products Sole Power: Getting an Innovative Product to Market http://wesa.fm/post/sole-power-getting-innovative-product-market <p></p><p>Like a power-packed Dr. Scholl's insert, <a href="http://solepowertech.com/"><strong>Sole Power</strong></a> is a device that allows people to charge devices as they walk. It's currently in the prototype, <a href="http://mashable.com/2013/06/07/solepower/">fundraising phase</a>, but is said to have the potential to fully charge small devices like a cell phone with 2 and a half miles of walking.</p><p>"We're hoping to serve military personnel, people stuck in emergency situations, hikers and people in developing nations who don’t have access to electricity on a regular basis."&nbsp; Says Matthew Stanton, Founder of Sole Power. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 20:14:12 +0000 Heather McClain 11385 at http://wesa.fm Sole Power: Getting an Innovative Product to Market Exploring Pittsburgh's Innovation Trends http://wesa.fm/post/exploring-pittsburghs-innovation-trends <p></p><p>What happens when Pittsburgh's biggest innovators branch out to new territory?<br><br>ALung has been making waves with the <a href="http://bit.ly/16nyBOl">Hemolung </a>Respiratory Assist System. They've gathered major funding to sell in Europe and <a href="http://bit.ly/1aw3D3e">now China</a>. But big questions must be raised about intellectual property rights. How can companies protect themselves and flourish at the same time?<br><br>And right now one of the hottest trends in the startup world is <a href="http://cdixon.org/2013/04/30/hardware-startups/?utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_source=pulsenews">hardware</a>. Instead of building apps and Web products, companies are building physical hardware that you can buy and use, like the folks at <a href="http://www.4moms.com/">4Moms</a>. Tue, 28 May 2013 23:09:02 +0000 Heather McClain 10367 at http://wesa.fm Exploring Pittsburgh's Innovation Trends