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2014-07-17 12:30:18

Dr. Sandy T. Feldman Provides Helpful Tips to Protect Eyes During Summer SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer in full swing, individuals with light-colored eyes should take extra precautions if they want to avoid any unnecessary damage to their eyes during this time of year. According to a recent study conducted by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, individuals with blue, green, or hazel eye color, as well as those who take common over-the-counter medications, may be more...

2014-07-15 23:05:49

Free iOS Application Uses Contextual Intelligence to Track UV Exposure With Smartphones and Surface Timely Recommendations for Improving Skin Health Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Brightly, your personal UV monitor, launched today in the App Store for download. Brightly continuously calculates UV exposure and makes personal recommendations based on skin type. The app also surfaces timely alerts and educational information to promote skin health. Download Brightly for free at...

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2014-07-15 05:11:36

Asociación RUVID Researcher at the Neurosciences Institute, Joint Center of the University Miguel Hernández (UMH) in Elche and the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Berta López Sánchez-Laorden co-authored a study that concluded that sunscreens do not protect totally against the development of skin cancer. The research was recently published in Nature. The study demonstrates that sunscreen, even with a sun protection factor (SPF) 50, may not fully protect against the...

2014-07-14 23:09:29

The promo product gurus at 4AllPromos have put together of a list of the three must-have custom imprinted products everyone must have on hand this summer. Essex, CT (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Summer is the best season of the year for many. Summer means vacations, camping, days at the beach, swimming and other outdoor adventures. The promotional product experts at 4AllPromos want everyone to be safe, happy and healthy all summer long. The promo product gurus at 4AllPromos have put together of a...

2014-07-14 23:00:32

LIVESTRONG and thinksport Produce Chemical Conscious Sunscreens Without Toxins Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Protect Against the Most Common Form of Cancer in the U.S. During UV Safety Month LIVESTRONG and thinksport Produce Chemical Conscious Sunscreens Without Toxins Nearly half of all cancers in the U.S. are skin cancers, with 3.5 million cases diagnosed each year. During July, UV safety month, the LIVESTRONG Foundation asks Americans to make UV safety a priority and avoid...

sounding the sun
2014-07-13 03:20:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On July 14, NASA will launch a sounding rocket from White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. A little before noon, the rocket will streak 180 miles into the atmosphere, sending it into the thermosphere layer, beyond the ozone's ability to block the sun's high energy light. Sounding rockets are small payload, scientific research rockets. Named for the nautical term "to sound," which means to take measurements, the rockets have been...

2014-07-12 23:03:34

Sunrise Digital is now offering MagiCling posters, a unique material that allows posters to stick to virtually any surface with adhesive. MagiCling works using electrostatically charged material that clings to almost any flat surface. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Chicago-based printer Sunrise Digital is now making posters on MagiCling, the unique material that allows posters to stick to virtually any surface. This thin 2-mil white film adheres to many different surfaces: painted...

2014-07-10 23:09:19

Just Bronzed AirBrush Studio Takes On the Mission of Creating Awareness While Establishing Spray Tanning As a Daily Health Regimen Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Spray Tanning is rapidly becoming the new alternative for bed-tanning amongst the health conscious northwest community. This comes as no surprise considering the news of indoor ultraviolet (UV) tanners being 74 percent more likely to develop melanoma than those who have never tanned indoors. Newly established yet fast-growing...

2014-07-10 23:02:00

Exposure to the sun can be dangerous, especially when it comes to harmful UV rays. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Nothing says summer like a bright, sunny day. However, exposure to the sun can be dangerous, especially when it comes to harmful UV rays. That’s why Amica Insurance is sharing these five tips from the American Cancer Society to promote sun safety this summer: Know when the sun is at its most powerful, as UV light is strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. If unsure, use...

2014-07-10 23:01:21

On July 3, 2014, Women’s Health Magazine reported on the mistakes and myths surrounding the proper use of sunscreen. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation comments on the article and offers his advice for protecting the skin against the harmful effects of the sun. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 According to a July 3, 2014 report posted on the website of Women’s Health Magazine, there are numerous myths surrounding the proper use of sunscreen. The report, titled “11...


Latest Ultraviolet Reference Libraries

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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'