UV Radiation Response Pathway (image) Rockefeller University Press Caption This is a proposed model for the molecular pathway that allows human skin to detect and respond to the UV radiation in sunlight. Understanding this pathway is critical to developing better methods of skin protection. Credit Bellono et al., 2014 Usage Restrictions Reporters may freely use these materials in news coverage, with the appropriate credit information. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.