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Articles related to sunscreen

Browse: Sunscreen Protects DNA
For all the effort put into promoting sunscreen, evidence that it prevents skin cancer has been inconclusive according to Dr Elke Hacker of Queensland University of Technology’s AusSun Research Laboratory. However, Hacker has now demonstrated that sunscreen protects the genes responsible for repairing the skin.
Browse: Sunscreen from Corals
Chemicals that corals use to protect themselves from ultraviolet radiation have been synthesised and altered to produce a potential sunscreen.