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2011-04-04 09:22:00

NEW YORK, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today it is nearly impossible to find skincare and make-up products without SPF. BIONOVA weighs the side-effects of the overuse of this sun protection chemical.

2011-03-08 14:14:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help the general public better understand the relationship between vitamin D and the sun, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has updated its position statement on vitamin D, sun protection and skin cancer prevention.

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2011-02-28 11:25:00

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking to ban teens from tanning salons in hopes of reducing their risk of skin cancer.

2011-02-20 22:03:50

Variations in skin color provide one of the best examples of evolution by natural selection acting on the human body and should be used to teach evolution in schools.

2011-02-07 13:50:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avon Products Inc. today officially announced a breakthrough anti-aging sun care collection -- ANEW Solar Advance with RepairShield(TM) Technology.

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2011-01-15 11:02:06

Scientists have taken a major step toward accurately determining the amount of energy that the sun provides to Earth, and how variations in that energy may contribute to climate change.

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2010-12-17 08:16:09

Two satellite instruments aboard NASA's Solar Radiation & Climate Experiment (SORCE) mission -- the Total Solar Irradiance Monitor (TIM) and the Solar Irradiance Monitor (SIM) -- have made daily measurements of the sun's brightness since 2003.

2010-11-17 00:01:09

A COMPANY is aiming to brighten up life for gloomy Scots by launching a special Robert The Bruce light. (PRWeb UK) November 16, 2010 A COMPANY is aiming to brighten up life for gloomy Scots by launching a special Robert The Bruce light. Online retailer SAD Lights believes its Scottish-themed device could provide the perfect pick-me-up for sufferers of Seasonal Affective Disorder north of the border. The company, which sells its light therapy products across the UK and abroad, has been...

2010-11-05 00:00:37

Sunsvigor Brightens Daylight Saving Time with a New Combination Sun Simulator Sunsvigor products simulate sun anytime day or night. Beat the winter blues by waking to a gentle sunrise.

2010-10-13 13:11:53

People whose vision is badly damaged by over-exposure to bright light may be able to restore their sight, scientists say.


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Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-08-22 13:30:39

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Honolulu Hawaii, during the month of March. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 48% efficient for the month, producing less than 50% of the month which is due to the large amount of daily cloud cover that is seen on the island during the early morning and...

Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-07-23 11:19:47

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Austin Texas. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 60% efficient for the month, producing enough solar energy that only 40% of the month would have not had strong incoming radiation. EL-Nino: This phase provided the area with an extended number of...

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2012-05-12 09:22:57

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 3, 1994 at 11:59 AM EST and landed at Edwards AFB on November 14 at 7:33 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 174 times at an altitude of 164 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.5 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 22 hours, 34 minutes, and 2 seconds. This mission further advanced efforts to collect data about sun's energy output, chemical makeup of the Earth's middle atmosphere, and how these factors affect...

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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