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The Strange Case of the Missing Sunscreen Gene

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Published on Nov 12, 2018

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If you've ever spent too much time in the sun and forgotten to put on sunscreen, you know how painful a sunburn can be. But for some animals, forgetting the sunscreen wouldn't be a problem because they can just produce their own!

Hosted by: Stefan Chin

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Sources:
https://elifesciences.org/articles/05919
https://elifesciences.org/articles/07961
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7...
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/eda6... [PDF]
https://aem.asm.org/content/80/16/5028
https://futurism.com/parallel-univers...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...
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https://www.nature.com/articles/nrmic...
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