Why Sunburn Hurts | UVB Light & Sun Damage

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Why Sunburn Hurts | UVB Light & Sun Damage

It’s noِ secret thatِ too muchِ time inِ the sun causesِ pain, redness andِ a strong desire forِ aloe vera lotion.
The ultraviolet B (UVB) wavelength ofِ light damages skin cells’ RNA molecules, newِ research finds.
The RNA damaged byِ UVB light isِ of a sort thatِ doesn’tِ code forِ proteins, researchers reported online July 8 inِ the journal Nature Medicine.

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