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    My article talks about ultraviolet rays. Ultraviolet rays are an invisible form of light‚ and can cause much damage to your body. It can damage you organs‚ and can also cause you to get skin cancer if you are not careful. Ultraviolet rays are measured in nanometers. Nanometers measure the wavelength of the ultraviolet rays. When a ultraviolet rays wavelength gets to a short point of 320nm it can be harmful to living things. Even us. So be sure to wear your sunscreen! This article interests me

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    Ultraviolet Rays

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    How does tanning bed light differ from natural light? Ultraviolet rays can be separated into three different wavelengths. UVA‚UVB and UVC. this way they can be differentiated due to their wavelengths and the amount of energy they contain. UVA contains the least amount of energy and a smaller wavelength. UV-A radiation passes the earth’s atmosphere almost unfiltered. As both UVB and UVA rays can be detrimental to our health‚ it is important that we protect ourselves. UVC contains the highest

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    Psoriasis Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder‚ easily identified by its symptoms of white‚ scaly skin and red lesions‚ though not so easily cured or understood. In psoriasis‚ skin cells mature faster than the body can shed them‚ causing a buildup. Although there are many theories as to what the cause of such a disease might be – genetics‚ stress‚ or other triggers – no one is quite sure why the disease occurs‚ or what could be a possible way to fully cure it. In this essay we will explore

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    Teen’s Futures with Ultraviolet Overexposure: An Argument Paper Today‚ there are over 200 different known cancers that affect humans. The cause of cancer can either be hereditary or brought on by carcinogens‚ factors known to increase the risk of cancer. Throughout life‚ there are unavoidable carcinogens damaging people; however‚ there are certain measures that could be taken to help reduce the impact. An example of an unavoidable carcinogen is exposure to ultraviolet rays directly from the sun

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    A NATIONAL DRINKING WATER CLEARINGHOUSE FACT SHEET Ultraviolet Disinfection Summary Using ultraviolet (UV) light for drinking water disinfection dates back to 1916 in the U.S. Over the years‚ UV costs have declined as researchers develop and use new UV methods to disinfect water and wastewater. Currently‚ several states have developed regulations that allow systems to disinfect their drinking water supplies with UV light. Running a UV light system requires a basic level of operator skill and

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    cancer than people with more pigment in their skin. 3.At what age does skin cancer typically occur? Is the incidence of skin cancer greater in youth or old age? People over 50 years of age. However people who are exposed to large quantities of ultraviolet radiation can develop skin cancer as early as 20 to 30 years of age. The average age of skin cancer diagnosis occurs at 53 years old. 4.Does the amount of UV light reaching the Earth vary in a predictable manner? If so‚ describe the pattern you

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    BIOLOGY RESEARCH PAPER ULTRAVIOLET RAYS & DNA FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE SKIN CANCER BY PATRICE WILLIAMS BSC1005 LIFE IN ITS BIOLOGICAL ENVIRONMENT PROFESSOR MOORE July 30‚ 2001 Ultraviolet Rays & DNA Factors that Influence Skin Cancer "Cancer"‚ its a disease that has claim the lives of millions‚ its a disease that so far has no known cure‚ and its a disease that has many different forms. Cancer is defined as "a malignant form of tumors‚ which are tissue masses that arise

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    Happy Dr. Eggman. 1. Now that you know a little more‚ what are the risk factors that increase a person’s chances of having melanoma? 2. How does sunlight contribute to the development of melanoma? 3. What does it mean to be predisposed to getting cancer? If you inherit a mutated cell cycle gene‚ does that automatically mean that you will get cancer some day? If you inherit a mutated cell cycle gene and participate in risky behaviors such as sunbathing‚ does that mean that you will automatically

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    Ultraviolet and Nivea

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    Nivea’s Background In 1911 a German consumer company named‚ Beiersdorf brought out the now the very famous Nivea cream. Nivea Cream was the first true cosmetic moisturiser to be released upon the market‚ and is still Nivea’s signature product. Since then‚ the company has grown to be one of the largest skin care brands throughout the world‚ selling a range of products in over 150 countries. However‚ to meet the ever evolving customer needs and to further penetrate into the personal care and

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    Throughout the whole novel Ultraviolet‚ which was written by R.J. Anderson‚ the main character Alison’s assumptions of Dr.Minta‚ her mom and Tori had changed a lot. She trusted that every person appeared to be the way she could see with her naked eyes at the beginning until Faraday told her “everybody has a story” (Anderson 267). Then she gradually found out that she misunderstood some people around her. During the process of her trying to relearn them‚ she finally realized that everything she believed

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    by absorbing ultraviolet or bad radiation from the sun ( Rowland‚ 1992‚ p.66 ). This natural umbrella protecting mankind has recently suffered the effects of industrialized society. This " ozone shield is dissipating " and the cause is laid primarily to man - made chemicals ( Bowermaster et al‚ 1990‚ p.27 ). If enough of these man - made chemicals are released‚ "the ozone layer would be weakened to such an extent that it does not filter out the sun ’s invisible and dangerous ultraviolet rays " ( Jones

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    Part of the sun’s energy that reaches us on earth is the rays of invisible ultraviolet (UV) light. When UV light rays enter the skin‚ they damage the skin cells‚ causing injuries that can be visible like sunburns‚ or invisible. Some of the injury is fixed‚ but some of the damage adds up year after year. After a long time‚ the built-up damage appears as wrinkles‚ age spots‚ and even skin cancer. Also‚ freckles‚ which occur in people with fair skin‚ are usually due to sun exposure. Freckles are nearly

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    1. Wavelength of short ultraviolet radiation is: A. 700-1500 mµ B. 1600-12‚000 mµ C. 0.1-3 mm D. 180-290 mµ 2. Wavelength of long ultraviolet radiation is: A. 700-1500 mµ B. 290-400 mµ C. 180-290 mµ D. 0.1-3 mm 3. What ultraviolet wavelength will produce reticuloendothelial stimulation? A. 2600-2700 Å B. 2700-3000 Å C. 2900-4000 Å D. 2400-2500 Å 4. The magnitude of radiation flux at any particular point of the skin depends upon the: A. Cross-sectional diameter of the

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    Study of Water Purification Methods Water is the most essential component of life on Earth. In the United States‚ the average person uses about 75 gallons per day of freshwater. Most of this water is pre-treated in facilities and comes out of the tap clean and ready for drinking‚ a fact many take for granted. If you are camping and hiking you won’t always have access to this source of healthy‚ potable water. Unfortunately‚ many water sources in the wilderness include microorganisms‚ bacteria

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    ozone

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    depletion were observed to increase as emissions of halo-carbons increased. CFCs and other contributory substances are referred to as ozone-depleting substances (ODS). Since the ozone layer prevents most harmful UVB wavelengths (280–315 nm) of ultraviolet light (UV light) from passing through the Earth’s atmosphere‚ observed and projected decreases in ozone have generated worldwide concern leading to adoption of the Montreal Protocol that bans the production of CFCs‚ halons‚ and other ozone-depleting

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    Solar-Powered: Study Chemical Reaction Rates in Ultraviolet (UV) Beads Alana Brown Forest Trail Middle School Mr. Gorcowski Table of Contents Acknowledgements Page 1 Purpose and Hypothesis Page 2 Introduction and Review Literature Page 3-4 Materials and Procedures Page 5-6 Results Page 7 Conclusions Page 8 Reference List Page 9 Acknowledgements I want to thank my mom for buying

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    Robert W. Wood

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    been described as the "father of both infrared and ultraviolet photography" because of the discovery of electromagnetic radiation beyond the visible spectrum and the development of photographic emulsions. He was the first to intentionally produce photographs with both infrared and ultraviolet radiation. He also coined the slightly surreal glowing appearance of foliage in infrared photographs as “Wood effect”. He identified a very low ultraviolet reflectivity on the moon which he suggested was

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    Submitted By: (name) February 16‚ 2011 ABSTRACT Black Light is also referred to as a UV light. A lamp that emits electromagnetic radiation almost exclusively in the soft near ultraviolet range that is only partially visible. Black Light as used to detect money helps us protect from fraud and for our security and theft prevention. This thesis contains everything about Black Light that detects fake money. How to use them‚ how its

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    products can lead to health problems such as skin diseases‚ chronic bronchitis‚ nervous system dysfunctions and cancers as well as damaging the environment. Ultraviolet Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation carries a increased risk of skin cancer such as melanoma‚ and of cataracts which are to an extent exposure related. Ultraviolet light may also cause harm indirectly by contributing to an increase in ozone in the troposphere (the air we breathe). Carbon Monoxide Carbon monoxide (CO)‚ an

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    UVA and UVB Sun Rays

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    weather. However‚ UVB rays are more intense in the summertime. We cannot see these light rays because ultraviolet rays are invisible. The only way to detect or see an ultraviolet rays is by using a certain satellite‚ however some satellites only detect a small portion of ultraviolet rays. An example of a satellite capable of detecting ultraviolet rays (or radiation) is NASA’s "International Ultraviolet Explorer" which has been used for over 17 years now. A good way to lower the chance of getting skin

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