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Free-flowing aerosol particles identified using holograms, lasers

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Even low levels of air pollution linked with serious changes in the heart, according...

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Indonesian fires exposed 69 million to ‘killer haze’

Wildfires in Indonesia and Borneo exposed 69 million people to unhealthy air pollution, new research has shown.

Natural solutions can reduce global warming

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Air pollution can put a dent in solar power

Air pollution, especially in urban areas, can significantly reduce the power output from solar panels, and needs to be considered when design solar installations...

Pollution: New ammonia emission sources detected from space

Researchers have prepared the first global map of the distribution of atmospheric ammonia (NH3) by analyzing measurements taken by satellites between 2008 and 2016....

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