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Amazon Rainforest Clouds Created By Salt
2012-09-11 05:11:50

To learn how aerosol particles form in the Amazon, an international team of scientists analyzed samples of naturally formed aerosols collected above the forest floor, deep in the rainforest.

2012-09-04 11:11:23

Exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a manmade chemical used in the manufacture of some common household products, appears to be associated with cardiovascular disease and peripheral arterial disease in a study of 1,216 individuals.

2012-07-19 23:00:14

Home Air Check announces that its do-it-yourself home air quality test identifies air pollutants that are of concern to pregnant women.

Sea Turtles At Risk Due To Pollutants
2012-07-01 09:58:50

Researchers at NIST's Hollings Marine Laboratory and four partner organizations have measured for the first time concentrations of 13 perfluoroalkyl compounds (PFCs) in five endangered species of sea turtles.

2012-06-26 11:45:54

Young, healthy adult volunteers exposed for two hours to ozone developed physiological changes associated with cardiovascular ailments.

2012-06-15 12:29:03

Researchers from the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering measured air quality inside and outside three residential buildings with different types of energy use (gas vs. electric cookers).


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