ARTICLES

Indoor UV exposure

Light bulbs emit UV exposure too

UV Radiation Through Windows: An experiment

How much UV radiation seeps through the windows we spend so much time behind?

UV exposure over time: how its impact is calculated

The accumulation, over time, of UV exposure is called the UV dose.

Should you trust the UV index forecast?

The UV index is estimated from the EPA. It is an estimation of how strong the UV is at the zipcode level.

Comparison of wearable UV sensors

We present our peer-reviewed findings on comparing low-cost wearable UV sensors

Individual sensitivity to UV exposure

UV sensitivity is driven by a complex mix of genetics, UV exposure history, and medication

UV sensors must match the skin sensitivity

Skin sensitivity was discovered by Diffey and later adopted by the World Health Organization.

What is skin cancer?

There are two types of skin cancer: melanoma cancer and non-melanoma cancer, which include basal and squamous.

What is lupus?

Lupus is a chronic auto-immune disease that affects around 1.5 million Americans according to the Lupus Foundation of America

What is sunscreen?

There are 16 active ingredients approved by FDA . 14 of them are organic (“chemical”) and 2 of them are inorganic (“mineral”)