King's College develops sunblock pill from coral

September 7, 2011 | Environment
Sunscreen: saving lives

Researchers from King's College in London announced last week that they could create a sunblock pill from coral, and that it could be available to the masses in the next five years.

The coral, acropora microphthalma, has a unique way of generating its own protection from the sun's damaging UV radiation.

If scientists can figure out how to put the coral's natural sunscreen into pill form, this pill might not only eliminate the need for sunblock, but also prevent eye damage caused by UV rays.

Since we're still years away from this solution, in the meantime make sure you use plenty of Eco Sunscreen, a product using only natural and organically sourced ingredients.

Eco Skin Care is biodegradable, water resistant & non-toxic making Eco the evolution of choice for persons concerned about their impact on the planet and the environment they share.

The Australians suffer more skin cancer incidences per capita than any other country globally.

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