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2013-11-19 16:37:40

Shade nets are widely used in ornamental crop production systems to protect crops from radiation, wind, hail, and birds.

2013-10-29 23:28:51

Canadians are doing it at Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) member salons, where professional standards are strictly enforced and trained operators are in control of all equipment.

2013-10-03 23:24:18

Mariner Biomedical, Inc. announced the addition of Deter SPF 28 Mineral Sunscreen to the Deter Outdoor Skin Protection product line.

2013-09-26 23:31:57

Influenced by attacks on the indoor tanning industry that are not based in fact, many Canadians seem to be under the mistaken impression that sunbathing in a sunbed is somehow less safe than sunbathing

2013-09-19 23:38:15

As the summer wanes, many people think they don't need to worry about sunscreen.

2013-09-17 23:30:06

Humans are not immune to this seasonal change and as a result suffer from a multitude of ill effects including Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

2013-09-16 23:22:28

The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) wants to let the Canadian public know there is a difference between professional indoor tanning facilities and self-serve and home tanning equipment.

2013-08-28 23:23:47

It just doesn’t make sense to use sunscreens daily, according to the Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA).


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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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