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Posts tagged sunscreen

June 4, 2013

 

Increased UV exposure triggers melanin production, resulting in more freckles. - Photo: Paulina Spencer (Flickr)

Sunkissed: Why Do We Have More Freckles During The Summer?

Ever wonder why our freckles seem to multiply with the advent of warmer weather and longer days?

March 18, 2008

 

Some Broccoli

Broccoli Vs. Skin Cancer

According a study, three-day old extracts from broccoli might protect the skin against damage caused by being in the sun too much. Tune in to learn more.

August 22, 2007

 

Beach in afternoon

Global Sunscreen

Interested in a stock tip? Invest in companies that make sunscreen. Why? Because atmospheric aerosol levels are decreasing.

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.

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

 

Sunscreen from Soybeans

Two Department of Agriculture chemists have come up with a sunscreen made out of soy and oat brain. Learn about the new sunblock on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Those Autumn Reds Are Really Sunscreen?

Do red, fall leaves act as a sunscreen? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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