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Improved cookstoves, which are widely used for cooking in developing countries, produce twice as many harmful ultrafine air pollution particles (PM0.1) as conventional stoves,...

Researchers discovered that various species share a similar mechanism of molecular response to nanoparticles

Living organisms are exposed to nanoparticles through different products and air pollution every day. After examining hundreds of exposures, researchers revealed how various species...

Poor air quality linked to cognitive problems in babies

New research shows that poor air quality could be causing cognitive problems in babies and toddlers. A new study reveals an association between poor...

Research collaboration aims to improve nationwide water quality, restore wetlands

The new classification system demonstrates the effects wetlands have on water quality at a continental scale -- invaluable data that can be used to...

The hidden culprit behind nitrogen dioxide emissions

A research team assesses neighborhood-scale NO2 exposure using a European satellite. High-rise apartment complexes are a significant source of emissions that should be considered...

Stopping storms from creating dangerous urban geysers

Researchers develop a computational model of stormwater piping to study storm geysers. They used this model to understand why storm geysers form, what conditions...

Temperature is stronger than light and flow as driver of oxygen in US rivers

The amount of dissolved oxygen in a river is a matter of life or death for the plants and animals living within it, but...

Sailing cargo ships can benefit from new aerodynamic tech

A research team has demonstrated a unique method that reduces the aerodynamic resistance of ships by 7.5 per cent. This opens the way for...

Microplastics limit energy production in tiny freshwater species

Microplastic pollution reduces energy production in a microscopic creature found in freshwater worldwide, new research shows.

Closed loop for circular economy: New polymer recycling strategy ensures both high stability and...

Large amounts of plastic waste are incinerated or deposited in landfills. This degrades the environment and depletes valuable resources. In this light, recycling plastics...

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