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Anger, fear at Delhi's pollution ground zero

For 12 hours a day, Raju Misra stands at his snack stall in the world's ultimate pollution blackspot, inhaling toxic fumes and railing against India's politicians for failing to clean up the filthy air.

dateDec 20, 2015 in Environment
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Sensor detects toxins leaching from plastic

Engineers from Massey University have developed a highly sensitive device able to detect synthetic compounds that leach from plastic food packaging into the contained food or beverage. These kind of compounds are a major ...

dateDec 10, 2015 in Materials Science
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Beijing lifts smog red alert

Beijing's first ever red alert for smog expired Thursday, as blue skies and sunshine replaced the thick haze that covered the city for days.

dateDec 10, 2015 in Environment
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Pioneering effort to detect Ebola

According to the World Health Organization, the Ebola outbreak that started in West Africa in 2014 has sickened nearly 30,000 people, killing about one third of them. Detection of the Ebola virus is currently the only way ...

dateDec 09, 2015 in Analytical Chemistry
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