Availability of air pollution data is not as transparent as most of us think. Some governments are lagging in their efforts to cut down on air pollution and are keeping quiet about it. Yet, citizen science and grassroots projects can help ordinary people make informed decisions.
It is true: indoors can be as polluted as outdoors, sometimes even more, and these also apply to offices. What is also true is that we rarely pay attention at just how polluted they are.
A team of researchers are working on a novel way to predict high concentrations of polluted air over cities, thus reducing exposure and hospital admissions.
Data from 2019 has found that air pollution was directly responsible for the death of one out of six people around the world. There are no reasons to believe things have improved since then.
It is already bad enough that Covid-19 will be a part of our lives from now on, but new research has discovered that the Pandemic could have been less severe if certain air pollutants hadn’t been around.
If you thought that daily exercise would be good for your health, think again: if you work out in an area infected by air pollution, you may lose all of your hard work’s benefits.
How is air pollution related to Osteoporosis? Just when we thought that air pollution couldn’t become even more harmful, research has found that our very bones can become brittle by being exposed to it.
It sounds like something out of a Science Fiction dystopia, but research has found that intelligence can be affected by exposure to air pollution
From World War 2 to the development of scientific instruments, HEPA filters have become the golden standard to clean and sanitary air, but why were they created in the first place?
What is the relationship between pregnancy and air pollution? Researchers at UCLA have found that exposure to air pollution can cause cellular changes in the placenta, which can affect the health of both mother and baby.