Skin pigment properties and the importance of heterogeneity

Computational chemistry is key to understanding the unusual properties of eumelanin. Image credit: Clay Banks on Unsplash Melanin is one of the most common bio-pigments and eumelanin forms the class of melanin that is brownish/black in color. Eumelanin is well known for its extreme photo-absorption properties across all wavelengths of UV and visible light and […]