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Air Pollution

Air pollution in US subway stations is disturbingly high

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bubmag
February 11, 2021
Air Pollution

Sahara dust turns parts of Europe orange

A plume of Sahara dust has caused a sharp rise in air pollution in parts of southern and central Europe, researchers have said. The huge cloud of fine sand moving northward from Algeria has blanketed the region, turning skies red in Stuttgart in Germany and leaving slopes of the Alps…
bubmag
February 9, 2021
Air Pollution

Plume of Sahara dust caused spike in European air pollution

BERLIN (AP) — A plume of Sahara dust that has blanketed parts of southern and central Europe in recent days caused a short, sharp spike in air pollution across the region, researchers said Tuesday. The European Commission’s Copernicus satellite monitoring program said measured levels of particles smaller than 10 micrometers…
bubmag
February 9, 2021
Air Pollution

Cognitive Scientists Are Going to the Dogs

An old dog, it turns out, can teach humans new tricks. “In recent years the dog has grown to be one of the most important animals for researchers who aim to understand the biological background of complex traits,” says Eniko Kubinyi, an ethologist at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary.…
bubmag
February 4, 2021
Air Pollution

Haze to shroud Bangkok for a week

Haze to shroud Bangkok for a week published : 2 Feb 2021 at 20:20 Fine dust particles blanket Bangkok on Jan 24. (File photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul) A haze is expected to choke Bangkok and the upper parts of the country until Monday next week, as changing atmospheric patterns are trapping…
bubmag
February 2, 2021
Air Pollution

COVID and Air Pollution: Cardio Societies Call for Urgent Action

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Four leading cardiovascular organizations — the World Heart Federation (WHF), American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Heart Association (AHA), and European Society of Cardiology (ESC) — have jointly called for the medical community and health authorities…
bubmag
January 29, 2021