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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).

Beetles Contribute To Air Pollution In Forests
2012-05-25 07:05:45

Activity of the bark beetle is having an impact on both air quality and climate, according to a new report from a team of American scientists published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology.

2012-05-21 12:00:21

The link between prenatal exposure to air pollution and childhood lung growth and respiratory ailments has been established by several studies in recent years, and now a new study suggests that these prenatal exposures can be especially serious for children with asthma.

2012-04-18 13:31:51

Older adults may be at increased risk of being hospitalized for lung and heart disease, stroke, and diabetes following long-term exposure to fine-particle air pollution.


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