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August 12th, 2004

Firms testing sunscreen that uses nanoparticles

Abstract:
Some sunscreen companies are embracing the emerging field of nanotechnology, which involves the use of nanoparticles that are one-millionth of a millimeter in size. Titanium dioxide and zinc oxide nanoparticles are being used in some sunscreens because they reflect ultraviolet light and their small size makes them transparent.

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