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Coral-Reef Secret Could Yield Sunscreen in a Pill in Five Years

Posted By Nicole Abene On September 7, 2011 @ 1:29 pm In Accessories and Fashion,Features | No Comments

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We all know how important it is to protect your skin [1] from the sun’s wrath, but we could definitely do without the ooey gooey mess and the splotchy coverage of traditional sunscreen. Thankfully, researchers at King’s College [2] in London are working to provide SPF in pill form – and they believe they can create a prototype as soon as five years from now!  Click ahead [3] to read more about a shield from UV rays without the icky application!

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[1] protect your skin: http://www.ecouterre.com/honeysuckle-could-provide-natural-sunblock-for-uv-protected-clothing/

[2] King’s College: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/newsevents/news/newsrecords/2011/08August/Tropical-coral-create-novel-sun-screens-human-use-scientists.aspx

[3] Click ahead: http://www.ecouterre.com/sunscreen-in-a-pill-coral-reef-secret-could-make-it-available-in-five-years/

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