Can nature help us develop better sunscreens?

Highlights from the 2015 Sun Protection Conference in London

From Velcro to Japan's kingfisher-mimicking bullet train, the natural world has inspired a multitude of groundbreaking solutions to everyday problems. Yesterday was the first day of the biennial Sun Protection Conference, taking place at the Royal College of Surgeons in London, UK, which asked delegates: “How does nature deal with the harm that sun can do to organisms? And how can we learn from that?” The following article is SPC's edit of the best of day one.

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