air pollution

Cleaner Power Sources Could Save 26 Million Years Of Life

Eliminating emissions by switching to cleaner power sources could add years to people’s lives in China and India, according to a study by scientists in the US.

Moss Makes A Good Air Pollution Sensor

Moss responds rapidly to air pollutants, especially sulfur dioxide, making it useful as a real-time pollution sensor.

5 Ways Supercomputers Make Cities Smart

Supercomputers are helping urban planners run simulations, make predictions and build models, bringing the dream of a smart city closer to reality.

Ulsan Under Constant Exposure To Toxic Dust

Researchers in South Korea have found that Ulsan is chronically exposed to fine dust containing toxic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

Air Pollution In Asian Cities Worse Than In Europe And The US

Asian drivers are exposed to nine times more air pollution than their American or European counterparts, researchers say.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Jenny Su

For Professor Jenny Su, president of Taiwan’s National Cheng Kung University, universities have a social responsibility to respond to national and global crises.

COPD Afflicts 100 Million People In China

The largest study of COPD across age groups in China finds that most don’t know they have the chronic lung disease.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Vinayak Sinha

Associate Professor Vinayak shares about his research on atmospheric contaminants and highlights role models who have inspired him on his research journey.

Air Pollution Linked To Lower Sperm Quality

An international team of scientists have demonstrated that prolonged exposure to particulate matter in the air could affect sperm quality.