Chemistry of sunscreen

It’s summer time! It’s time for longer days, walks, sea, beach, hiking and nature. But it is also time for sunscreens. Have you ever ask yourself how do sunscreens protect our skin from the sun? Here, you will find the answer. Sunscreens protect from the UV light emitted from the sun. UV light is aContinue reading “Chemistry of sunscreen”

The smell of line-dried laundry

You all have experienced that nice sensation of smelling line-dried clothes. Have you ever asked yourself what is responsible for that nice scent you are smelling? Now, thanks to Silvia Pugliese and collaborators we have an answer. The researchers washed IKEA cotton towels three times. The towels were then hanged out to dry a) inContinue reading “The smell of line-dried laundry”