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Sentries in the garden shed

Someday, that potted palm in your living room might go from green to white, alerting you to a variety of nasty contaminants in the air, perhaps even explosives. The stuff of science fiction you say? Not so, says a Colorado State University bi...

‘Air laser’ may sniff bombs, pollutants from a distance

Princeton University engineers have developed a new laser sensing technology that may allow soldiers to detect hidden bombs from a distance and scientists to better measure airborne environmental pollutants and greenhouse gasses. "We are able to...

Researcher finds proximity to freeway associated with autism

LOS ANGELES (December 16, 2010) -- Living near a freeway may be associated with increased risk of autism, according to a study published by a team of researchers from Children's Hospital Los Angeles, the Keck School of Medicine of the Universit...

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