Plastic pipes are polluting drinking water systems after wildfires - it's a risk in urban fires, too
A new study shows how toxic chemicals like benzene are leaching into water systems after nearby fires. The pipes don't have to burn – they just have to heat up.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
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Cigarette smokers bring dangerous compounds into non-smoking environments on their skin and clothes, researchers report.
March 5, 2020 • ~5 min
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Despite the benefites in dealing with air pollution, cuts in NOx emissions can lead to a boom in hazardous ultrafine particles, researchers say.
Jan. 21, 2020 • ~4 min
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New research looks at correlations between douching and the use of products like tampons and pads to concentrations of volatile organic compounds in the blood.
Oct. 18, 2019 • ~3 min
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An office rigged with thousands of sensors shows that we may be the source of many of the volatile organic compounds in our offices.
Oct. 4, 2019 • ~4 min
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