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Laundry tweaks can help clothes last longer and pollute less

11 hours ago   |   Science News for Students

Laundry tweaks can help clothes last longer and pollute less : Did you ever notice how your favorite clothes lose their color and seem flimsier with time? Washing may be to...
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An Inversion of NOx and NMVOC Emissions using Satellite Observations during the KORUS-AQ Campaign and Implications for Surface Ozone over East Asia

5 days ago   |   Harvard

A. H. Souri, C.R. Nowlan, G. González Abad, L. Zhu, D. R. Blake, A. Fried, A. J. Weinheimer, J.-H. Woo, Q. Zhang, C. E. Chan Miller, X. Liu, and K. Chance. 3/31/2020. “ An...
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Oceans can be restored to former glory within 30 years, say scientists

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Major review reports recovery of marine life but a redoubling of efforts is still needed The glory of the world's oceans could be restored within a generation, according to a...
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Covid-19 has caused a drop in emissions - but it's not a climate fix

6 days ago   |   New Scientist

The new coronavirus has led to a drastic reduction in air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, but no credible environmentalists say the response to the pandemic is a...
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As coronavirus spreads, doctors in the ER warn ‘the worst of it has not hit us yet'

7 days ago   |   STAT

Streets in cities and towns across the country are eerily quiet. Car traffic has dropped so substantially air pollution is abating. In many places, people are hunkered down...
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Joint and independent neurotoxic effects of early life exposures to a chemical mixture: A multi-pollutant approach combining ensemble learning and g-computation

10 days ago   |   Harvard

Youssef Oulhote, Brent Coull, Marie-Abele Bind, Frodi Debes, Flemming Nielsen, Ibon Tamayo, Pal Weihe, and Philippe Grandjean. 2019. “ Joint and independent neurotoxic effects...
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Scientists find bug that feasts on toxic plastic

11 days ago   |   The Guardian

Bacterium is able to break down polyurethane, which is widely used but rarely recycled A bacterium that feeds on toxic plastic has been discovered by scientists. The bug not...
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Expert reaction to drop in air pollution because of COVID-19

13 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

There have been reports of reduced air pollution levels around the world, due to reduction in activity from COVID-19 responses. Prof William Collins, Professor of Meteorology...
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Coronavirus pandemic leading to huge drop in air pollution

14 days ago   |   The Guardian

‘Largest scale experiment ever' shows what is possible as satellite images reveal marked fall in global nitrogen dioxide levels Coronavirus - latest updates See all our...
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Weather, ambient air pollution, and risk of migraine headache onset among patients with migraine

17 days ago   |   Harvard

Wenyuan Li, Suzanne M Bertisch, Elizabeth Mostofsky, Catherine Buettner, and Murray A Mittleman. 2019. “ Weather, ambient air pollution, and risk of migraine headache onset...
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After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without...

After problem-plagued test flight, Boeing will refly crew capsule without astronauts

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NASA news: Researchers revisit Hubble's breathtaking Pillars of Creation photo

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New evidence for the protective role of the microbiome in early life

Researchers at the Quadram Institute and the University of East Anglia found that in very young mice, the cells lining the gut receive protection from inflammatory damage by... Read more ...

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A seventh grader named NASA's newest Mars rover

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Latest Coronavirus Science: Heart and Brain Damage May Be More Common Than...

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Meiosis in Quarantine Weekly Webinar

Meiosis in Quarantine Weekly Webinar

April 2, 2020 The biennial GRC meiosis conference was unfortunately cancelled. However, Prof. Paula Cohen kindly took it upon herself to organize a weekly webinar series... Read more ...