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Moneual Rydis UV-C Vacuum Cleaner U60

The $149 Moneual Rydis UV-C Vacuum Cleaner U60 is certainly not the most expensive handheld vacuum, but it has a few cool features that might make it worth your while.

By September 11, 2013

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UV light returns colour to million-year-old seashells

Ancient seashells abraded white by sand and sea have been revealed in their former multicoloured glory via ultraviolet light.

By April 7, 2015

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 could measure UV rays

Unafraid to add another health-related feature to its smartphones, Samsung's next big thing could have a built-in radiation sensor.

By July 18, 2014

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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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New smart 'glue' for heart surgery activated by UV light

Unlike existing surgical adhesives, the new glue works even in the presence of blood and seals within five seconds of exposure to UV light.

By January 14, 2014

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UltraViolet: Everything you need to know about the iTunes video alternative

You've seen the little "UV" logo on DVD and Blu-ray packages, but what is UltraViolet and how does it work? We're here to answer those questions.

By June 30, 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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A first look at Microsoft Band, a complete $199 fitness smartwatch (hands-on)

All-day heart rate tracking, UV sensors, downloadable workouts, sleep analysis, plus weather, Twitter, Facebook, and Starbucks: and it works on Windows, Android and iOS. Pretty impressive, Microsoft.

By October 30, 2014

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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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Cool! CreoPop 3D-printing pen doesn't use hot plastic

The secret to the cool temperatures of the soon-to-be-crowdfunded CreoPop 3D-printing pen is a special type of resin that hardens with UV light.

By June 5, 2014