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Tips for keeping cool in the summer and avoiding harmful U.V. Special

July was U.S. National Ultraviolet (U.V.) Safety Month and August is set to be the hottest month of the year. With health officials reminding people that U.V. radiation is a problem, Digital Journal spoke with a leading eye doctor.

Entire town lives underground to avoid extreme heat

Like out of a science fiction story the small Australian town named Coober Pedy lives underground to avoid desert dust storms and extreme heat.

Melasma: Tips to make it less noticeable Special

Chicago - Melasma is a common skin problem that causes brown to gray-brown patches on the face. A top dermatologist has provided Digital Journal readers with some useful advice for those with the condition.

Binary system planet first to be discovered using microlensing

Scientists with NASA have announced the rare discovery of a planet orbiting two red dwarf stars some 3,300 light-years away from earth.

Is sunbathing addictive?

Are some people addictive to soaking up the rays? One study concludes so. Chronic exposure to ultraviolet light leads to endorphin release and signs of addiction in mice.

5 layers of protection for pool safety

The first day of summer is this Saturday and many families will be hitting the pools. Keeping safe is important. To help families, the Life Saver Pool Company have provided Digital Journal readers with some tips to prevent drownings.

Driving this summer? Watch out for the left side Special

Beverly Hills - The “Summer Sun” is starting to beat down and keeping sunscreen on while outdoors is on the many people’s minds. What about in the car? A leading doctor has contacted Digital Journal to explain why this is important.

Carbon dioxide hits record level

Geneva - Carbon dioxide levels have hit a landmark in the Northern Hemisphere. Half the world has seen a full month at or above the symbolic 400 parts per million (ppm) CO2 level.

Dermatologist shares tips for sunburn prevention Special

While warmer weather means more outdoor activities, it also means carefully protecting your skin from the sun. To find out more, Digital Journal spoke with a top dermatologist.

Op-Ed: Pope John Paul II's canonization and rainbows that circle the sun

Pope Francis has declared Pope John Paul II a Roman Catholic Saint. Having been a local witness to this event, I recalled seeing Pope John Paul II in action when I was a youth participant of the 1993 8th World Youth Day in Denver, Colorado, USA.

Investors bet Sun Pharma can restore Ranbaxy to health

New Delhi - On the surface, Sun Pharma's $3.2-billion purchase of Indian generics rival Ranbaxy, which is in deep trouble with US regulators over safety lapses, may not look like a great deal.

Former 'Star Trek' actress to voice film promoting geocentrism

Kate Mulgrew, who portrayed Captain Kathryn Janeway on 'Star Trek: Voyager,' is narrating a film that promotes the long disproven notion that the sun revolves around the earth.

Indian drug maker Sun to buy troubled peer Ranbaxy for $4.0 bln

New Delhi - Top Indian drug giant Sun Pharmaceutical Industries said Monday it had agreed to buy its troubled peer Ranbaxy for $4.0 billion in stock, ending its ill-fated six-year control by Japan's Daiichi Sankyo.

Comet ISON disintegrates as it goes around the sun

Kingston Upon Hull - Comet ISON, once deemed the "comet of the century," was destroyed Thursday during its encounter with the sun leaving behind a trail of dust that continued traveling through space, scientists say.

What will the sun look like as it ages?

What will our sun look like in 4 billion years time? A distant star called HIP 102152, and said to be a "twin" of the sun, offers some clues.

Whales can get suntans

Whales can get suntans and the large mammals are able to alter the levels of melanin in their skin, helping them to avoid DNA damage.

Skin cancer deaths 70% higher in men

Seventy percent more men in the U.K. are dying from malignant melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, than women.

Heatwaves linked to increases in bowel diseases

The recent run of higher temperatures in many parts of the world have been associated with an increase in inflammatory bowel disease-related hospital admissions.

Could the next gen sunscreen be made from bacteria?

Scientists have discovered a microorganism living in Trondheim Fjord that could potentially provide better protection against skin cancer and malignant melanomas than most commercially available suntan lotions.

Do electric lights affect our body clocks?

A new study into the effect of light suggests that the body's internal clock (or circadian rhythms) become skewed when they are exposed to electric lights. However, the mechanism reverts back to schedule when people pursue outdoor activities.

NASA offers first images of Sun's atmosphere

IRIS is NASA's brand new telescope for Interface Region Imaging Spectrometry has just delivered the first two images from Sun's atmosphere.

Improvement in skin cancer rates

The majority of men and women diagnosed with malignant melanoma are now surviving the disease, according to a new report.

NASA launches sun-watching probe called I.R.I.S.

NASA began a two-year mission by launching its newest space probe called Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph satellite, or IRIS last night. The mission will monitor the sun's activity.

NASA finds massive coronal hole on Sun

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory spotted a colossal coronal hole forming on the sun, raising the possibility of a solar storm that could make for an impressive auroral light show in the coming days.

Video: Solar tornadoes captured by Solar Dynamics Observatory

It’s tornado season on the Sun. At least, that’s what it looks like according to a new video released by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.

NASA discovers three Earth-like planets; could host life

A NASA telescope has identified three distant planets that have close compositions to Earth and are the most likely candidates to host life.

Astronomers find there's something cool about Alpha Centauri A

The European Space Agency (ESA) reports that its Herschel space telescope has found striking similarities in the composition of the outer layers in one of the nearest stars to Earth, Alpha Centauri A and that of our own Sun.

NASA's SDO Sun photos superior to Ultra-High Definition TV images

NASA's SDO spacecraft is one of space observatories watching the Sun constantly for solar storms and other solar atmospheric activities. SDO captures HD images of the Sun with pixel resolution superior to the latest Ultra-HD TV.

Video: NASA's SDO captures 'double prominence' solar eruption

NASA captured on camera a powerful double prominence solar eruption of super-hot plasma on Friday, November 16. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) offers this view via a high-definition video of the "double prominence" eruption.

Researchers reveal source of water on Moon

Knoxville - Scientists announced on Sunday they have found small particles of water on the earth's moon that come from an unusual source; the sun.
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Sunset in New Jersey  NJ.
Sunset in New Jersey, NJ.
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TV screens show sun in Beijing
TV screens show sun in Beijing
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A typical dead view of dead streets of suburbia in Australia.
A typical dead view of dead streets of suburbia in Australia.
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Toronto received Spring-like weather on Saturday and it prompted Torontonians from across the city t...
Toronto received Spring-like weather on Saturday and it prompted Torontonians from across the city to enjoy the weather, especially at the city's Harborfront.
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This image of the sun from June 18  2013  shows a coronal hole – that is  an area of cooler  less ...
This image of the sun from June 18, 2013, shows a coronal hole – that is, an area of cooler, less dense material in the sun’s atmosphere, the corona -- in the upper left side, represented in blue.
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The terrific sunny weather has finally allowed Torontonians to enjoy the weather at the city s water...
The terrific sunny weather has finally allowed Torontonians to enjoy the weather at the city's waterfront but the ducks want some attention and food.
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A fairly bright comet dove towards the Sun in a white streak and was not seen again after its close ...
A fairly bright comet dove towards the Sun in a white streak and was not seen again after its close encounter
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Sun shining through a leaf
Sun shining through a leaf
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The extreme ultraviolet light emitted by ionised helium on the sun indicates a temperature near 80 0...
The extreme ultraviolet light emitted by ionised helium on the sun indicates a temperature near 80,000 degrees Celsius
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Many people who are the working week  expect the weekend to go to the beach to relax  think about li...
Many people who are the working week, expect the weekend to go to the beach to relax, think about life, or simply enjoy the beautiful scenery as well as I did.
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These two images show a section of the sun as seen by NASA s Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph  ...
These two images show a section of the sun as seen by NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS, on the right and NASA's SDO on the left. The IRIS image provides scientists with unprecedented detail of the lowest parts of the sun's atmosphere, known as the interface region
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The Sun seen through an infrared filter on a DSLR.
The Sun seen through an infrared filter on a DSLR.
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Artist s illustration of the twin STEREO satellites on opposites sides of the sun.
Artist's illustration of the twin STEREO satellites on opposites sides of the sun.
NASA
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Sun shining through a leaf
Sun shining through a leaf
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The terrific sunny weather has finally allowed Torontonians to enjoy the weather at the city s water...
The terrific sunny weather has finally allowed Torontonians to enjoy the weather at the city's waterfront but the ducks want some attention and food.
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Toronto received Spring-like weather on Saturday and it prompted Torontonians from across the city t...
Toronto received Spring-like weather on Saturday and it prompted Torontonians from across the city to enjoy the weather, especially at the city's Harborfront.
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Toronto received Spring-like weather on Saturday and it prompted Torontonians from across the city t...
Toronto received Spring-like weather on Saturday and it prompted Torontonians from across the city to enjoy the weather, especially at the city's Harborfront.
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This pinhole camera image captured the paths the Sun blazed over New Forest  England from the summer...
This pinhole camera image captured the paths the Sun blazed over New Forest, England from the summer to winter solstices.
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