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2011-12-07 20:34:20

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) spent 75 days on the job carrying out some very important homework—measurements in a "typical dwelling" of the release, distribution and fate of particles almost as tiny as the diameter of a single DNA molecule.

2011-08-20 00:00:33

Releases new white paper outlining sources of ultrafine particles, human exposure risks, and regulation initiatives Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS) announced today its new service for measuring ultrafine particle (UFP) emissions from indoor sources.

2011-07-14 13:16:48

Tiny chemical particles emitted by diesel exhaust fumes could raise the risk of heart attacks, research has shown.

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2011-03-10 09:51:03

Scientists are untangling how the tiniest pollution particles – which we take in with every breath we breathe – affect our health, making people more vulnerable to cardiovascular and respiratory problems.

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2010-09-29 06:25:00

Firefighters are exposed to potentially dangerous levels of ultrafine particulates at the time they are least likely to wear protective breathing equipment.

2010-07-02 19:11:57

A new academic study led by UCLA scientists has found that even brief exposure to ultrafine pollution particles near a Los Angeles freeway is potent enough to boost the allergic inflammation that exacerbates asthma.

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2010-02-18 10:27:39

Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, mutagenic aldehydes and particulate matter during pan-frying of beefsteak.

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2009-12-22 10:30:00

The air in some school classrooms may contain higher levels of extremely small particles of pollutants — easily inhaled deep into the lungs — than polluted outdoor air.

2009-12-15 22:13:24

The Key Laboratory for Power Machinery and Engineering of M. O. E, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in Shanghai, showed that the characteristics of ultrafine particles from a compression- ignition engine fueled with low sulfur diesel and evaluated the effects of diesel fuel sulfur on particulate matter from a compression-ignition engine.


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