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With the X-ray vision of DESY's light source DORIS, a research team from Hamburg and Iceland has uncovered the molecular structure of a master regulator central to the most deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma.
Scientists have discovered a more effective alternative to skin whitening creams, and it comes from an ancient Chinese herb.
Have you seen a spotted plaice? Probably. However, marine biologist Helen Nilsson SkÃ¶ld at the University of Gothenburg is the first person to research the spotted insides of plaice.
The source and mechanisms underlying the abnormal heart beats that initiate atrial fibrillation (Afib), the most common type of abnormal heart beat, have not been well determined.
By Abdel-Malek, Zalfa A Knittel, James; Kadekaro, Ana Luisa; Swope, Viki B; Starner, Renny ABSTRACT Cutaneous pigmentation is the major photoprotective mechanism against the carcinogenic and aging effects of UV.
A Duke University chemist has found differences in how ultraviolet light affects the photochemistry of human pigments that he says may explain why red-haired people are more prone to skin cancer than those with black hair.
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