Recent research opens up the possibility of developing a naturally-derived and eco-friendly sunscreen that protects against the full range of harmful wavelengths of light from the sun
Team is working on techniques to produce useful compounds from wood and other fast growing non-edible plant waste, through a chemical process named xylochemistry
Researchers at Binghamton University have developed a coating made out of DNA that gets better at protecting skin from ultraviolet light the more you expose it to the sun, and it also keeps your skin hydrated.
Dermatologists offer sun protection, sunscreen selection tips
Let’s take a look at how UV rays affect your body, and the sorts of built-in chemical defense systems you're working with to stop any potential damage
Most sunscreen products on the market today contain synthetic compounds that help prevent ultraviolet rays from damaging skin
Sometimes, too much sun can give you a ‘hangover’
Consumers rely too much on sunscreen SPF values, confused by terminology
FDA blocks path to market for new sunscreen molecules
Plants rely on sunlight to make their food, but they also need protection from its harmful rays, just like humans do. Recently, scientists discovered a group of molecules in plants that shields them from sun damage.