Tag: Sunscreen

Sun-Sensitive? A New Study Says It May Be Time to Cover Up

If you have pale skin, there’s some bad news – you might be more prone to burning under the sun. Some of you may already know this from experience, but according to a new study, those who are prone to burning may need to use even more protection than they previously thought (Crist, 2018). Kasey …

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Your Sunscreen Could Be Altering Your DNA and Killing Coral Reefs

There has been a lot of news about coral reefs lately, and it hasn’t been positive. Most notably, research has found that global warming may be contributing to the bleaching of reefs around the world. Now, new data suggests that our sunscreen could be harming coral reefs, too. Researchers from around the world have determined …

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The Science of Sun Safety

Our whole world revolves around the sun, both literally and figuratively. It promotes the growth of the food we eat, provides a timeline by which we order our days, and gives us physical light, which greatly aids in vision. Although we rely on the sun to meet some of our most vital needs, the constituents …

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