News tagged with sunscreens

How to count nanoparticles

Nanoparticles of a substance can be counted and the size distribution can be determined by dispersing the nanoparticles into a gas. But some nanoparticles tend to aggregate when the surrounding conditions change. Scientists ...

dateOct 11, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Experts reveal why plants don't get sunburn

(PhysOrg.com) -- Experts at the University of Glasgow have discovered how plants know when to make their own sunscreen to protect themselves from the harmful rays of the sun. Scientists have speculated for decades that plants ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Sunscreen can prevent melanoma

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, researchers at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) have shown that daily sunscreen use can prevent melanoma in adults.

dateDec 09, 2010 in Cancer
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