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Latest Melanin theory Stories

2011-08-23 21:40:18

Sunbathers have long known that melanin in their skin cells provides protection from the damage caused by visible and ultraviolet light.

2009-05-10 23:05:25

Higher concentrations of melanin -- the color pigment in skin and hair -- may indicate increased susceptibility to nicotine dependence, U.S.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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