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Stinking Up the Atmosphere?

As anyone who has had the misfortune of squashing one knows, stink bugs are a problem in the U.S. They've infiltrated our homes and...

Air Pollution Over Asia Makes Pacific Storms More Intense

In the first study of its kind, scientists have compared air pollution rates from 1850 to 2000 and found that anthropogenic (man-made) particles from...

Link between pollutants and certain complications of obesity

A team of researchers at the IRCM in Montréal led by Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret, in collaboration with Jérôme Ruzzin from the University of Bergen in...

New compounds in grilled meat, exhaust are hundreds of times more...

Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered novel compounds produced by certain types of chemical reactions – such as those found in vehicle exhaust...

L.A. ‘hoods show big differences in transit-related air pollution

UCLA researchers pitted four Los Angeles neighborhoods head-to-head to compare their air pollution levels and found that while more affluent neighborhoods generally fared better,...

Air pollution and genetics combine to increase risk for autism

Exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder, according to...

Air pollution and psychological distress during pregnancy

Maternal psychological distress combined with exposure to air pollution during pregnancy have an adverse impact on the child's behavioral development, according to researchers at...

Car ventilation choices can reduce pollution exposure

As millions of California children head back to school this month, many will take the freeways to get there. Based on a new study, environmental...

Study: Air pollution causes 200,000 early deaths each year in the...

Researchers from MIT’s Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment have come out with some sobering new data on air pollution’s impact on Americans’ health. The...

How much is air pollution in China shortening human lives?

A high level of air pollution, in the form of particulates produced by burning coal, significantly shortens the lives of people exposed to it,...

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