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By ELIZABETH McMEEKIN This week: Vitamin D Scientist and writer Oliver Gillie has found that a lack of sunshine - and a lack of vitamin D as a result - contributes to Scotland's higher rates of diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, cardiovascular disease and multiple sclerosis (MS).
By Claire Harrison BANGOR starlet Niamh Perry today joined calls from a leading cancer charity for under 18s to be banned from using sunbeds in Northern Ireland.
Sunrise Solar Corp. (OTCBB:SSLR) announced today the introduction of a Solar Light Brick for the integration of solar technologies into traditional construction materials.
By LIZA WILLIAMS A LIVERPOOL dermatologist last night warned that patients with cancer and sun damaged skin are getting younger because of excessive sunbed use.
A new cycle of solar activity, which will reach its peak in 2011-2012, will bring large emissions of radiation and cause social unrest on the Earth.
By ADAM MORRIS IT hasn't really been the kind of summer for youngsters to enjoy the sun. But the dreary recent weather is exactly the type which can be the most dangerous for skin cancer, a leading cancer charity has warned.
SUNBURN might seem the last thing families need worry about in a wash-out summer. But health experts warn that the on-off weather can be just as risky as a prolonged heatwave if proper precautions are not taken. Even overcast weather isn't guaranteed protection from the sun's ultra-violet rays.
THOUSANDS of visitors turned out in superb sunshine to enjoy a full programme of entertainment at the Port Sunlight Village Festival yesterday.
THERE was fun in the sun at Port Sunlight. A funfair, parades, horse and cart rides and food and drink stalls keep the crowds entertained in the picturesque Victorian village yesterday. The event was organised by Friends of Port Sunlight group and Port Sunlight Village Trust.
By Jonathan Brown GENERATIONS OF girls have fought their parents and teachers over the length of their skirts but the growing popularity of perma- tanned celebrities has thrown up a new battleground: how brown or orange their skin should be.
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...
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...
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...
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...