Sunscreen: Why wearing it even in winter could be a good idea

Sunscreen has taken center stage in many skincare routines, especially among those hoping to prevent visible signs of aging. But while it makes sense to wear sunscreen every day in the summer when the sun's rays are most ...

Inflammatory disorders

'Super melanin' heals skin injuries from sunburn, chemical burns

Imagine a skin cream that heals damage occurring throughout the day when your skin is exposed to sunlight or environmental toxins. That's the potential of a synthetic, biomimetic melanin developed by scientists at Northwestern ...

Medical research

Hydrogen peroxide: A healing agent for nerve regeneration

Widely used for modern biomedical research, zebrafish share more than 70 percent of the human genome and possess the impressive power of regeneration. Dr. Sandra Rieger's research on appendage regeneration and nerve damage ...

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