n South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review - New studies reveals skin can 'see' UV rays : sun care
|Article Title||New studies reveals skin can 'see' UV rays : sun care|
|© Publisher:||New Media Publishing|
|Journal||South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review|
|Publication Date||Feb 2012|
Scientists believe that melanin protects the DNA in skin cells against damage from UVB rays by absorbing the incoming radiation. But the new study, which has been published in the journal Current Biology, shows that the body mounts its defense much sooner, well before it becomes apparent in the form of a tan.
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