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A two-year assessment of particulate air pollution and sources in Kuwait

5 days ago   |   Harvard

Barrak Alahmad, Ali Al-Hemoud, Choong-Min Kang, Fhaid Almarri, Venkateswarlu Kommula, Jack M. Wolfson, Aaron S. Bernstein, Eric Garshick, Joel Schwartz, and Petros Koutrakis...
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Australian bushfires warmed the stratosphere by 1°C for six months

7 days ago   |   New Scientist

Smoke pollution from the 2019-2020 Australian bushfires warmed the stratosphere over the southern hemisphere by at least 1°C for six months after the fires
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April 2018. Dan Cusworth receives attention for his work on the contribution of agricultural fires to air pollution in Delhi

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April 3, 2018 April 2018 Dan Cusworth receives attentionby The Economic Times and...
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Projects

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NAME: Fact Checking the EPA DESCRIPTION: Recently, the EPA has rolled back several air pollution regulations, justifying their actions by stating that doing so will not...
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RAS warns of growing light pollution as satellite fleets expand

RAS warns of growing light pollution as satellite fleets expand

13 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

A time exposure captures trails left by Starlink internet relay satellites after their release into low-Earth orbit last year. Image: Andreas Möller New research indicates...
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Expert reaction to study looking at air pollution, physical exercise and cardiovascular disease in young adults

17 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study published in European Heart Journal looks at air pollution levels, physical activity and risk of cardiovascular disease in young adults. Prof Kevin McConway, Emeritus...
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Control of particulate nitrate air pollution in China

17 days ago   |   Harvard

Zhai et al. Submitted. “ Control of particulate nitrate air pollution in China ”.
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Presentations

19 days ago   |   Harvard

Air Quality in the Urban Environment - Research Methods and Recent Findings, Physics and Chemistry of Particulate Matter/Aerosols, Guest Lecture EH 515 Air Quality in the Urban...
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Research

26 days ago   |   Harvard

PM 2.5 trends in China, 2013-2018 Control of particulate nitrate pollution in China Geostationary satellite AOD and its relation to surface PM 2.5 over East Asia
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Publications

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(* Paper whose first author was advised by LJM.) 2021 Vohra, K., A. Vodonos, J. Schwartz, E. Marais, M.P. Sulprizio, and L.J. Mickley, Global mortality from outdoor fine...
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Blue Origin's latest launch brings it close to sending humans to space

The 14 April launch of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket may have been the spacecraft's last test flight before it begins taking passengers to the edge of space Read more ...

Rising from the ashes, Alaska's forests come back stronger

Back in 2004, when wildfires in Alaska burned an area the size of Massachusetts , Michelle Mack wondered just how much carbon had permanently moved from the landscape into the... Read more ...

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Live coverage: Flight Readiness Review underway for next SpaceX crew launch

Live coverage of preparations for the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft, and Crew-2 astronauts Shane Kimbrough, Megan McArthur, Akihiko... Read more ...

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STAT+: A drug maker sues a medical journal, its editor, and several authors...

In an unusual move, Pacira Biosciences has filed a libel lawsuit against a medical journal, its editors, and the authors of several recently published papers, arguing the... Read more ...

Whitest paint ever reflects 98 per cent of light and could cool homes

An ultra-reflective white paint absorbs so little sunlight that it becomes cooler than its surroundings, so it could replace energy-intensive air conditioners to cool buildings Read more ...

Heat overrides genes to make bearded dragon embryos change sex

Some Australian lizards that begin developing as males will hatch as females if the egg is particularly warm, because the heat triggers genes that override their sex chromosomes Read more ...

Alaskan forests may store more carbon after being burned by wildfire

Alaskan forests generally contain coniferous trees - but after wildfires sweep through, deciduous trees that store more carbon can become dominant Read more ...