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2014-05-22 23:07:46

Children’s sun-protective clothing brand, Little Leaves, seeks to raise skin cancer awareness with the launch of a new website, advocating parents to be smart about sun exposure.

2014-05-22 23:05:42

UV Disinfection Equipment Market: Global Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 -

2014-05-21 23:14:34

Man invents antioxidant focused chemical free sunscreen to help prevent the return of his non-melanoma skin cancer. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Peter Zahner

2014-05-21 23:04:42

UV Movie Viewership on TVs Surges 43 Percent Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Well over half of the 16 million UltraViolet (UV) users in

2014-05-20 23:10:58

Pelican Water Launches a New UV System That Compliments Water Softeners and Filters In Response to Increased Boil Water Alerts and Bacteria in Well Water Supplies Deland,

2014-05-20 12:33:29

Nearly 30% Never Wear Shades, Leaving Eyes at Risk for Vision Damage ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Americans are unaware of the vision damage caused by prolonged exposure

2014-05-20 12:33:11

Convenes Policymaker Event, Highlights New Research, Organizes Social Media Push WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, L'Oreal

2014-05-20 12:28:12

COCOA BEACH, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Bum, a sun care company that's developed a cult like following since it hit the beaches in 2010, today released a smart and sexy PSA (Public

2014-05-20 12:25:08

AOA urges consumers to take a closer look when buying sunglasses this season ST.

2014-05-20 08:26:20

Many provide excellent protection from UVA and UVB rays; Five common myths about sunscreen debunked YONKERS, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to sunscreen, SPF (sun


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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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2010-10-27 21:50:51

Photographic film is a sheet of plastic coated with an emulsion containing light-sensitive silver halide salts that when exposed to light it forms a visible image. Through film developing, a chemical process applied to the film, a visible image is created. To create black and white photos there is only one layer of silver salts on the film and when exposed to light the silver salts block light and appear as the black part of the film. Color film uses three layers of salts and dyes in...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

UV Astronomy -- UV astronomy is the branch of astronomy and astrophysics which deals with objects visible in ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV radiation ranges approximatively from 10nm (extreme UV) to 380nm (near UV). Ultraviolet line spectrum measurements are used to discern the chemical composition, densities, and temperatures of interstellar medium, and the temperature and composition of hot young stars. UV observations can also provide essential information about the evolution of...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Spectrum -- The electromagnetic spectrum describes the various types of electromagnetic radiation based on their wavelengths. Radio, representing wavelengths from a few feet to well over a mile, is at one end of the spectrum. Gamma ray radiation is at the other end: the wavelength of the harder types is so short, in the subatomic range, that we do not have instruments capable of directly measuring it. While the above classification scheme is generally accurate, in...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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