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sunscreen

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Your sunscreen is helping kill the coral reefs

A key UV-blocking ingredient in sunscreen has been proven toxic to coral, contributing to reef death around the world.

By October 20, 2015

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Your next sunscreen...courtesy of fish slime?

Researchers have figured out a way to harness the power of the oceans to create a sunscreen that could be more friendly to the reefs that grow there. And humans too.

By July 31, 2015

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Sunburned dolls teach kids importance of sunscreen

The plastic on these dolls turns red when exposed to UV rays but returns to normal with sunblock.

By June 8, 2015

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Hack a hat to remind you to reapply sunscreen

Absent-minded sun worshipers can retrofit a regular hat with a UV index sensor to remind them to re-slather on sunscreen.

By July 24, 2014

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Ah, Vanity: Wrinkle videos trump cancer vids in getting teens to bust out the sunscreen

It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.

By February 13, 2014

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Earth cozies up super close to the sun today

Is it hot in here? The Earth is as close to the sun today as it will be all year. Time to break out the sunscreen.

By January 2, 2013

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GM engineers develop sunscreen for the Corvette

Corvette's exposed-weave carbon fiber is protected from the sun's harmful rays with a special clear coat.

By October 28, 2010

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Social media's future looks bright, apply sunscreen

Venture capitalists and entrepreneurs try to predict the future of the social-media business. It looks a lot like what we have now.

By May 1, 2008

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It's sunscreen for produce

Fruits and vegetables get stressed by too much sun, too--but spraying a calcium carbonate powder on them can help.

By December 10, 2007

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Ozone hole living longer than expected

Keep that sunscreen handy. The hole in the ozone layer will last 15 years longer than expected, scientists say.

By December 6, 2005