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Scientists created nanoparticles made of chitosan, which is found in the shells of crustaceans, that destroy the bacteria P. acnes and help reduce inflammation. Chitosan is already used as a preservative in the food industry because of its natural antimicrobial properties, but the study shows this particular nanotechnology can be used in conjunction with other common acne treatments to increase topical efficiency. "We encapsulated benzoyl peroxide in our chitosan-alginate nanoparticles for the purpose of improving both its activity and importantly, tolerability, as an antiacne agent," study author Adam Friedman told Nanowerk. Be advised to leave the fishing to the lab technicians, but we'll take two dozen orders of this acne technology on the half shell, please.