Getting to root of plant's sunscreen

Getting to root of plant's sunscreen

Researchers discover molecule involved in protecting plants from damaging UV-B light.

PLANTS bask in the sun and need sunlight to live, but they also coat themselves in a natural sunscreen to protect against damaging rays.

A new study examined the properties and mechanics of the molecule plants use to absorb harmful ultraviolet-B (UV-B) radiation, and its sun protection factor

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