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Latest Lidia Morawska Stories

2009-08-27 10:15:28

A toxic cocktail of ultra-fine particles is lurking inside road tunnels in concentration levels so high they have the potential to harm drivers and passengers, a new study has found.

2009-02-12 13:40:32

Australian researchers found that the ultrafine particles of laser printers form from vapors produced when the printed image is fused to the paper. Study leader Lidia Morawska of Queensland University of Technology's International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health said the researchers aimed to answer questions raised by earlier findings that almost one-third of popular laser printers emitted large numbers of ultrafine particles. The tiny particles are potentially dangerous because they...

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2009-02-11 14:52:42

The identity and origin of tiny, potentially hazardous particles emitted from common laser printers have been revealed by a new study at Queensland University of Technology.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.