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coral sunscreen
09/02/11

 

Researchers at King´ College London have discovered how coral produces natural sunscreen compounds to protect itself from damaging UV rays, leading scientists to believe these compounds could form the basis of a new type of sunscreen for humans. This image was taken during a trip to the Great Barrier Reef to collect samples for analysis. Credit: Australian Institute for Marine Science and King's College London

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