The sun is your best friend — until it's your worst enemy. Sit out on the beach too long, and you won't just get a sunburn. You'll literally burn up the DNA in your skin. When that happens, you leave yourself open to premature aging, liver spots, and worst of all, cancer. But if you take a pile of DNA, make it into a ultra-thin film, and wrap yourself in it like it's cellophane, you might be using the most advanced sun-care solution in the world.
As Easy As D-N-A
Tanning Without Protection
Which sunscreen should you choose?
Written by Reuben Westmaas August 3, 2017
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