Could air pollution lead to low GPAs? Scientists have found that fourth and fifth graders who are exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are more likely to have lower GPAs.
Cleaner air and plummeting nitrogen dioxide levels in the Middle East have resulted from an industrial slowdown caused by political upheaval and armed conflict, especially in countries like Syria and Egypt.
It turns out that the dirty coating that can be found on buildings and streets may be hazardous to public health.
There's a reason that China is looking into clean energy, and that's because its air pollution is killing its population. A staggering 1.6 million Chinese a year are killed due to the polluted air each year.
The Fourth of July may not just be known for fireworks. It could also be known for increased levels of particulate matter. Scientists have found that as explosions light up night skies, air pollution may worsen.
Mercury pollution has increased drastically over the 20th century. Scientists have studied a 600-year-old ice core and have found that global mercury levels have increased in the atmosphere quickly in the modern era.
Scientists may have gotten one of their earliest looks at human pollution with the help of some 400,000-year-old teeth.
Scientists have announced a new method to monitor the quality of air and water in real time with one system.
Anti-pollution rules may have uncertain effects. Scientists have found that air pollution regulations issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may not be as effective as believed.
Air pollution may be more dangerous than you might think. Scientists have found that long-term exposure to this type of pollution can damage brain structure and impair cognitive function in middle-aged and older adults.
Researchers have discovered that the beneficial effects of exercise may actually be more important for our health than the negative effects of air pollution, in relation to the risk of premature mortality.
When did air pollution first appear in South America? Apparently, it was present even during the 16th century. Researchers have discovered remnants of air pollution in the Quelccaya Ice Cap, revealing a bit more about the past history of the region.