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In another gallery, visitors can explore a larger-than-life garden, first through their human eyes, and then, with the assistance of ultraviolet light viewers, through the eyes of a butterfly or a bee.
The ozone protects the planet by absorbing harmful ultraviolet radiation than can cause health problems such as skin cancer and that can damage plant life.
The ozone protects the planet by absorbing harmful ultraviolet radiation than can cause health problems such as skin cancer, and can damage plant life.
Earlier this year Tom Baden of the University of Sussex and his colleagues published plans for a 3D-printable fluorescence microscope, called FlyPi, which uses ultraviolet light and fluorescent dye to improve its analysis of samples.
While most people won’t be daring enough to wear their ultraviolet head to toe, Rihanna’s stylish approach to the color provides plenty end of the year inspiration.
To distinguish between neurons and glia, Herculano-Houzel injected the vials with a chemical dye that would make all nuclei fluoresce blue under ultraviolet light, and then with another dye to make the nuclei of neurons glow red.
Meanwhile, the swirl of gas and dust mixed with ultraviolet light from newborn stars creates a very intense glow, augmenting the shine of the stars themselves.
Specific phytonutrients found in colorful fruits and veggies like grapes may shield skin cells from the effects of ultraviolet light radiation, according to some small studies.
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