Cold still causes far more deaths than heat in India

A study of the correlation between temperature and mortality in the Indian city of Pune has found that cold, rather than heat, is by far the bigger killer. This is at odds with warnings and mitigating measures authorities ...

Microorganism that remediates cadmium-contaminated soil

In recent years, phytoremediation (the utilization of plants, animals and microorganism to take up or immobilize hazardous substances from contaminated soils) has been widely applied to the remediation of Cadmium (Cd) contaminated ...

How air pollution changed during COVID-19 in Park City, Utah

As luck would have it, the air quality sensors that University of Utah researcher Daniel Mendoza and his colleagues installed in Park City, Utah in September 2019, hoping to observe how pollution rose and fell through the ...

Air quality improved during India lockdown, study shows

Research by scientists from University of Southampton (UK) and the Central University of Jharkhand (India) has shown the first COVID-19 lockdown in India led to an improvement in air quality and a reduction in land surface ...

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