Sunscreen in a Pill

A type of coral found in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef might someday be used to create sunscreen — in a pill. The coral has a unique way of generating its own protection from the sun’s damaging UV radiation, which can cause painful sunburns and is a primary cause of skin cancer. If scientists can figure out how to put the coral’s natural sunscreen into pill form, this pill might not only eliminate the need for greasy sunblock lotions but also prevent eye damage caused by UV rays.

Link (Via: The Week)

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