Medicine & TechnologyHaving a daily fix of sunshine could help enhance one's overall health, with a new study linking time spent outdoors with improved mood, better sleep, and lower depression risk for a lifetime.
Scientists recently learned that sunlight can also chemically transform plastics into a soup of new chemicals that no longer resemble the original product, which could be more sinister than microplastics that persist forever in the environment.
Vitamin D is described by a psychotherapist as a “crucial nutrient” and it plays a vital role in the rising cases of vitamin D deficiency. This also makes sunlight a great contributor to address the health issue.
According to a new study, the pattern of human migration from the last 500 years - moving from places of high sunlight to those of lower sunlight - impacts contemporary health outcomes in destination countries.
To measure the chemical condition of Atmosphere researchers have built miniaturized version of Laser heterodyne radiometry technique, called Mini-LHR. It can withstand even in the hostile environment and precisely monitor atmosphere.
Sunlight is one of the cheapest and convenient renewable energy sources it reduces the greenhouse emission in nature. However, the production rate of this renewable photovoltaic energy source isn’t enough to meet the demand of world’s energy consumption.
An interaction between aerosols and sunlight has pushed for the mysterious formation of carbon-containing particles in the atmosphere. Can this be the primary source of energy to sustain life on Earth millions of years ago?