Tag: "sunscreen" at biology news
NJIT study shows nanoparticles could damage plant life
...ly used in scratch-resistant transparent coatings, sunscreen
lotions that provide transparent-UV protection and environmental catalysts that reduce pollution, said Daniel J. Watts, PhD, the lead author of the study. "Before this study there was an assumption that nanoparticles had no effect on plants," said ...
How plants avoid feeling the burn
...mechanism, called photoprotection, which acts like sunscreen
to ward off the sun's harmful rays. "We knew that biomolecules called carotenoids participate in this process of photoprotection, but the question has been, how does this work?" said Iris Visoly-Fisher, a postdoctoral research associate in the Biode...
Pesticides need sunscreen to beat the heat
A pesticide with a new in-built sunscreen
will help farmers beat the heat in crop protection. This means that the bug sprays last longer, as they are protected from the strong rays of sunshine, reports Chemistry & Industry, the magazine of the SCI. This is becoming increasingly important...
New sunscreen ingredient to heal sunburn and help prevent skin cancer
... suffer from sunburn could soon benefit from a new sunscreen
ingredient that actively repairs sunburnt skin and... Investigative Dermatology. Unlike conventional sunscreen
lotions which merely act as a filter for UVA and UVB sunlight, the new ingredient releases an active...