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These chemicals in living room may cause diabetes

PBDEs are common household chemicals added to furniture, upholstery, and electronics to prevent fires. They get released into the air people breathe at home, in...

UV radiation can cause this eye cancer

In a new study, researchers found that ultraviolet (UV) radiation can cause a rare type of eye cancer, conjunctival melanoma. They found strikingly similar genetic...

Why do smoke detector alarms keep going off even when there’s no smoke

The most likely reason smoke detectors go off unexpectedly is that people aren’t changing the batteries in them often enough. In most sensors you might...

Why we need green hydrogen?

Green hydrogen has been in the news often lately. President-elect Biden has promised to use renewable energy to produce green hydrogen that costs less than...

Air pollution may contribute to Alzheimer’s and dementia risk – here’s what we’re learning...

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It slowly destroys memory, thinking and behaviors, and eventually the ability to carry out daily tasks. As...

Air pollution may increase women’s dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found that older women who live in locations with higher levels of air pollution may have more brain shrinkage,...

Hot or cold, weather alone has no strong effect on COVID-19 spread

In a new study, researchers found that temperature and humidity do not play a significant role in COVID-19 spread. That means whether it's hot or...

Scientists find faster, greener way to produce carbon spheres

A fast, green and one-step method for producing porous carbon spheres, which are a vital component for carbon capture technology and for new ways...

Air pollution can make COVID-19 even deadlier

In a new study, researchers found that people with long-term exposure to air pollutants may be more likely to die from COVID-19. They analyzed more...

Cold weather may help you burn more fat in exercise

In a new study, researchers found that high-intensity interval exercise may help burn more fat when performed in cold weather. The research was conducted by...