UV light
Two More Corrections for Criticized Researchers
Two More Corrections for Criticized Researchers
Kerry Grens | Sep 22, 2016
A university investigation has so far found no wrongdoing by the principal investigator.
Next Generation: Nano Sunblock
Next Generation: Nano Sunblock
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 28, 2015
A new nanoparticle-based sunblock is effective, long-lasting, and may eliminate absorption of potentially harmful chemicals into the skin and bloodstream, a mouse study shows.
The Dark Side of Melanin
The Dark Side of Melanin
Anna Azvolinsky | Feb 19, 2015
Researchers uncover a previously unknown way UV light can act on melanin, spurring cancer-causing mutations hours after sun exposure.
UV Like an Addictive Substance?
UV Like an Addictive Substance?
Kerry Grens | Jun 19, 2014
Chronic exposure to ultraviolet light leads to endorphin release and signs of addiction in mice.
Wary Reindeer
Wary Reindeer
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 17, 2014
UV light-emitting power lines may spook reindeer and other animals, a study finds.