After being told how important sunscreen is for the fight against skin cancer, a new team of researches from the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland is kicking off a 3-year study to determine whether or not sunscreen may actually be linked to brain disease. What?

“There is now firm evidence that some engineered nanoparticles entering intravenously or via lungs can reach the brains of small animals,” said pathologist and toxicologist Professor Vyvyan Howard, who is working on the project.

I’m not exactly sure what this means for us, but I guess we’ll have to just wait and see.

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