Latest Particulate Stories

2010-04-07 06:03:14

United Kingdom study findings show that traffic-related air pollution may be linked to a higher death rate among people who initially survived strokes.

2010-03-25 09:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cemtrex Inc.

2010-03-19 05:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Providence today announces the receipt of a United States Patent for the Comprehensive Particulate Matter Measurement System (CPMMS) and the Methodology for its Use. Yousheng Zeng, PhD, PE, a principal of Providence, is the inventor of this system. Dr.

2010-03-03 08:40:51

Poor air quality apparently affects the running times of women in marathons, according to a study by Virginia Tech civil and environmental engineer Linsey Marr.

2010-03-02 10:30:23

California's dirty air caused more than $193 million in hospital-based medical care from 2005 to 2007 as people sought help for problems such as asthma and pneumonia that are triggered by elevated pollution levels.

2010-02-16 15:29:57

New research by the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC) shows that concentrations of secondhand tobacco smoke inhaled in smoking rooms of restaurants and bars are exceptionally high and hazardous to health.

2010-01-04 14:28:06

Johns Hopkins University researchers have created biodegradable nanosized particles that can easily slip through the body's sticky and viscous mucus secretions to deliver a sustained-release medication cargo.

2009-12-23 16:07:26

A McMaster University researcher has found the first evidence that prolonged exposure to higher levels of the pollutants found in car exhaust fumes and industrial air pollution can lead to hospitalization for pneumonia in adults aged 65 and older.

2009-12-17 13:36:43

A new study shows that small particles from traffic and heating oil combustion may cause children younger than two to wheeze and cough.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]