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Cleaning Your Home For Coronavirus? Don't Forget Your Indoor Air

Cleaning Your Home For Coronavirus? Don't Forget Your Indoor Air

4 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

It's safe to say, we're all spending a lot of time at home. And while you are likely disinfecting surfaces regularly, you might be forgetting to clean a critical part of your...
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Air pollution linked to far higher Covid-19 death rates, study finds

22 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Dirty air increases risk of respiratory problems that can be fatal for coronavirus patients Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Air pollution is...
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Laundry tweaks can help clothes last longer and pollute less

1 day 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

6 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

6 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

7 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'

8 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

11 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

12 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

15 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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PlayStation 5's DualSense controller: Two-toned design, more haptic feedback

PlayStation 5's DualSense controller: Two-toned design, more haptic feedback

The PlayStation 5's new gamepad is called DualSense and sports a bold two-toned design. Did Aperture Science make this? [credit: Sony / Aurich Lawson ] While we still don't... Read more ...

Pink Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the Pink Supermoon - 'Most super' Full Moon...

Pink Moon 2020: NASA welcomes the Pink Supermoon - 'Most super' Full Moon this year

A PINK MOON tonight will be the biggest and brightest Full Moon of the year, NASA has announced. Read more ...

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

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

In this file photo from 2019, technicians prepare Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft for fueling before its first unpiloted space mission. Credit: Boeing Boeing officials... Read more ...

Yellowstone volcano: How geyser 'burst into life' as USGS records 111...

Yellowstone volcano: How geyser 'burst into life' as USGS records 111 earthquakes 

YELLOWSTONE volcano scientist Mike Poland revealed how Steamboat Geyser "burst into life" during his monthly update on activity at the park. Read more ...

Schools could reopen after Easter if lockdown works, says minister

Schools could reopen after Easter if lockdown works, says minister

Schools are currently closed due to the pandemic Schools might be able to reopen after the Easter holidays, a senior minister has said. It comes after a study by University... Read more ...

Hafnia alvei HA4597™ - a new clinically validated solution in weight management

Hafnia alvei HA4597™ - a new clinically validated solution in weight management

Hyperphagia is a common underlying cause of overweight and obesity. However, the dieting approaches towards weight loss are usually ineffective due to a persistent increase in... Read more ...

NASA news: Agency celebrates 'successful failure' of Apollo 13 on 50th...

NASA news: Agency celebrates 'successful failure' of Apollo 13 on 50th anniversary

NASA will celebrate this weekend the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission, which has gone down in history as a "successful failure". Read more ...

Antarctica: Discovery like 'something from a science fiction film' found...

Antarctica: Discovery like 'something from a science fiction film' found below ice exposed

ANTARCTICA explorers made a discovery like something "from a science fiction film" after diving below the ice. Read more ...

WATCH AGAIN: Supermoon 2020 lights up the night sky - In case you missed the...

WATCH AGAIN: Supermoon 2020 lights up the night sky - In case you missed the Pink Moon

A SUPERMOON raced across the skies last night, as millions watched the Full Pink Moon in awe. In case you missed it, watch the Supermoon live stream again here. Read more ...

Cleaning Your Home For Coronavirus? Don't Forget Your Indoor Air

Cleaning Your Home For Coronavirus? Don't Forget Your Indoor Air

It's safe to say, we're all spending a lot of time at home. And while you are likely disinfecting surfaces regularly, you might be forgetting to clean a critical part of your... Read more ...