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How pollution can affect brain health

In two new studies, researchers found how fine particle pollution—the tiny, inhalable pollutants from cars and power plants—impacts our brains. The first study found that...

Scientists make tough plastics in cars and electrical appliances recyclable

Thermoset polymers, found in car parts and electrical appliances, have to be durable and heat resistant. But typically, they cannot be easily recycled or...

Regular exercise could prevent high blood pressure, even in areas of high air pollution

In a new study, researchers found people who regularly exercise tend to have a lower risk of high blood pressure, even if they live...

Air pollution exposure linked to higher COVID-19 cases and deaths

The global death toll from COVID-19 has now passed half a million. To slow the spread of the disease, we need to better understand why...

Eating fish may help protect your brain from air pollution

In a new study, researchers found older women who eat more than one to two servings a week of baked or broiled fish or...

New solar material could clean drinking water

Providing clean water to Soldiers in the field and citizens around the world is essential, and yet one of the world's greatest challenges. Now a...

Uber or Lyft electric car swap could save 3 times more carbon than yours

Replacing a gas-powered ride-hailing vehicle with an electric vehicle can deliver three times the carbon benefits of a personally owned electric car, according to...

Common chemicals in living environment may harm your kidney health

A recent study from Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center found links between various chemicals in the environment and a higher risk of kidney...

5G networks have few health impacts, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found 5G networks have few health impacts. The research was conducted by a team at Oregon State University. Fifth-generation or 5G...

Air pollution is a big risk factor for heart disease, stroke and death, no...

In a new study, researchers found that long-term exposure to fine particulate outdoor air pollution is a major contributor to heart disease and death. But...

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