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New era in air-quality monitoring a step away

The Sentinel-5P satellite has arrived in Plesetsk in northern Russia to be prepared for liftoff on 13 October. Built to deliver global maps of air pollutants every day and in more detail than ever before, this latest Copernicus ...

dateSep 05, 2017 in Space Exploration
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NO2– not as bad as we thought?

Air pollution has been found to cause hundreds of thousands of deaths every year around the world. As a result, there has been growing public concern about the health impacts of roadside air pollution – especially in the ...

dateAug 30, 2017 in Environment
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New green solvent could help clean our air

French researchers have patented an eco-friendly liquid mixture that could help trap harmful pollutants from the air. The non-flammable solvent contains urea and choline salt, a common ingredient in chicken feed, says Leila ...

dateAug 24, 2017 in Materials Science
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Crank the AC, cut in-car pollution

For many, the commute to and from work is a lengthy, stressful process. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, it takes the average American about 26½ minutes to get to work. That's nearly an hour each day—to work and back—to ...

dateAug 10, 2017 in Environment
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