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Dimitar Sasselov: Generation II -- Let There Be Light

Suzan Mazur | Posted 09.27.2014 | Science
Suzan Mazur

One of Sasselov's most important contributions in science could turn out to be his expertise in ultraviolet radiation: Sasselov is now designing the UV light in which the world's first synthesized protocell, which he calls "Generation II," is expected to emerge in roughly three years and begin a new tree of life.

Old Tooth Puts New Spin On Ideas About Arrival Of Light Skin

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 01.27.2014 | Science

An ancient European hunter-gatherer man had dark skin and blue eyes, a new genetic analysis has revealed. The analysis of the man, who lived in mod...

The Essential Nutrient Your Pet Bird Could Be Lacking

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Except for bird owners who live in warm, sunny climates and can have their pets outside for several hours a day, most of us need to provide indoor UV lighting to ensure our birds get the exposure they need for good health.

WATCH: Dazzling New Way To Look At The Sun

Posted 05.25.2012 | Science

Incandescent. That's how NASA scientists described the sun in a new sun video released by the agency. The dazzling video features images of our sta...

11 Sun-Free Ways To Soak Up Vitamin D

Health.com | Ella Quittner | Posted 09.07.2011 | Healthy Living

Vitamin D is essential for bone health. Recent research suggests it may have other benefits, too, such as protecting against colds and fighting de...

The Dangers Of Indoor Tanning

aolhealth.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Although tanning beds were labeled "carcinogenic for humans" by the International Agency for Research of Cancer and moved to its highest cancer risk c...