Health

Time to retire daylight saving time, urges researcher

Change is upon us once again. Come the first Sunday of November, we will gain an hour of morning sunlight. The one-hour adjustment to the clock on the wall may not sound dramatic. But our biological clock begs to differ.

Health

Tips for healthier skin

What is your skin saying about you? Can you change your habits to have healthier and more youthful-looking skin?

Oncology & Cancer

How to protect yourself from the sun's harmful UV rays

Sun, sun, sun. The weather is one of the top reasons many of us live in Florida. But too much exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause skin cancer, the most common type of cancer. The American Cancer Society ...

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Darkness

Darkness, in contrast with brightness, is a relative absence of visible light. It is the appearance of black in a color space. When light is not present, rod and cone cells within the eye are not stimulated. This lack of stimulation means photoreceptor cells are unable to distinguish color frequency and wavelength. The resulting perception is achromatic and in the case of darkness, black. The emotional reaction to darkness has metaphorical importance in many cultures.

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