Medicine: Windburn to Sunburn

Skin Specialist Charles Howard White of Cambridge, England, and Physicist William Henry Crew of New York University became good friends last year while the latter spent a sabbatical year at Cambridge University. Result of that friendship was the first demonstration that "windburn" is really sunburn, proof of which they published in Science last week.

Professor Crew attacked the problem with direct simplicity. He made himself a sleeve from a length of automobile tire inner tube, in which he cut a square-inch aperture. Slipping his arm into the sleeve, Professor Crew thrust it into...

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