Dyson Unveils His Bladeless Fan (w/ Videos)

(PhysOrg.com) -- James Dyson, inventor of the bag-less vacuum cleaners has taken his invention one step further with the unveiling of the bladeless fan. Using 'Air Multiplier' technology the bladeless fan pushes 119 gallons ...

Leaded petrol runs out of gas, century after first warnings: UN

The use of leaded petrol has been eradicated from the globe, a milestone that will prevent more than 1.2 million premature deaths and save world economies over $2.4 trillion annually, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said ...

Dyson to make electric cars by 2020

James Dyson announced Tuesday he was investing £2.0 billion ($2.7 billion, 2.3 billion euro) into developing an electric car by 2020, a new venture for the British inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner.

Architect imagines BT Tower as pollutant-scrubbing haven

(Phys.org) —File under Big Idea. Use a city building to trap pollutants, clean the air, and convert car emissions into biofuel? An architect has such a concept. The idea is to attach a special carbon fiber and steel structure ...

Dyson patent shows wash-dry of hands from same fixture

(Phys.org)—Dyson, the British design and manufacturing company known for its vacuum cleaners, fans, and hand dryers, has yet another innovative cleaning design on the burner. This time Dyson has come up with the idea of ...

Trees contribute to cleaner air in cities

Air pollution levels vary greatly between different places in Gothenburg. This is the finding of a new study led by researchers at the University of Gothenburg, which concludes that trees contribute to cleaner air in cities.

From ground to orbit, sensors check air to improve quality

From high-profile wildfires in the American West over the last several years, to visibly cleaner air during pandemic slowdowns, air quality is returning to the forefront of environmental concern. The air we breathe has direct ...

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