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Rockefeller Researchers Find Molecule That Causes Sunburn

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Fri, Aug 30, 2013

Science researchers at Rockefeller University, Duke University and the University of California, San Francisco recently conducted a study that found that the pain and red skin associated with sunburn is caused by a molecule that’s heavily concentrated in the skin’s epidermis. The study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The results of this study could lead to a way to prevent sunburn and possibly other sources of pain.

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