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Ultraviolet light, often abbreviated to UV, is a form of [[Electromagnetic radiation|electromagnetic radiation]]. [[Human|Human]] exposure to UV light as been linked to diseases such as [[Cancer|skin cancer]]<ref>http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/causes-of-cancer/sun-uv-and-cancer/how-the-sun-and-uv-cause-cancer</ref>., typically [[Melanoma|melanoma]]<ref>How Ultraviolet rays causes misalignment in base pairs of DNA https://genetics.thetech.org/ask/ask402</ref>.  
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Ultraviolet light, often abbreviated to UV, is a form of [[Electromagnetic radiation|electromagnetic radiation]]. [[Human|Human]] exposure to UV light as been linked to diseases such as [[Cancer|skin cancer]]<ref>http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/causes-of-cancer/sun-uv-and-cancer/how-the-sun-and-uv-cause-cancer</ref>, typically [[Melanoma|melanoma]]<ref>How Ultraviolet rays causes misalignment in base pairs of DNA https://genetics.thetech.org/ask/ask402</ref>.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 08:01, 4 December 2018

Ultraviolet light, often abbreviated to UV, is a form of electromagnetic radiation. Human exposure to UV light as been linked to diseases such as skin cancer[1], typically melanoma[2].

References

  1. http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/causes-of-cancer/sun-uv-and-cancer/how-the-sun-and-uv-cause-cancer
  2. How Ultraviolet rays causes misalignment in base pairs of DNA https://genetics.thetech.org/ask/ask402
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