News tagged with polluters

Dangerous nitrogen pollution could be halved

The most important fertilizer for producing food is, at the same time, one of the most important risks for human health: nitrogen. Chemical compounds containing reactive nitrogen are major drivers of air ...

May 13, 2014
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Tracking air pollution aids policy makers

(Phys.org) —Recently, Beijing and the nearby Chinese provinces were veiled in smog that reduced visibility, induced health problems, and reached levels described as "beyond index."

Jan 31, 2014
5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Jet-propelled wastewater treatment

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart have developed a new method for the active degradation of organic pollutants in solution by using swimming microengines. The ...

Dec 20, 2013
4.8 / 5 (6) 0 | with audio podcast