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Posts tagged sunburn

May 16, 2012

 

sunscreen with hand

A Cool Sunburn

When you get sunburned you often feel chilled... why?

June 12, 2009

 

Sunbathers on a dock next to Mediterranean Sea

Pump-faked By Sunburn

Have you ever been pump-faked by a sunburn? Learn about the skin and redness on this Moment of Science.

May 21, 2007

 

Lush, green rainforest

Green Sunscreen

On sunny days, you can stay in the shade or use sunscreen, but what about plants? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 31, 2006

 

hippo

No Sweat for Hippos

It waddles around, covers itself with mud, and eats plants. Bor-ing. However, hippos are a lot cooler than we normally allow. In fact, hippos never sweat.

May 24, 2004

 

A lit up tanning bed

Are Tanning Beds Safe?

Learn about the real dangers of tanning beds on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Looking at a green field through a car window

Sunburn Through A Window?

Many a bet has been lost on the question: Can you get a sunburn through a window?

September 27, 2003

 

Scarlet Fever

Toxins produced by the nasty streptococci bacteria are released at the site of infection and are absorbed into the infected person’s blood stream.

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