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Georgia State University research finds Clean Air Act increased Atlanta rainfall
A Georgia State University researcher is the first to show that the Clean Air Act of 1970 caused a rebound in rainfall for a U.S. city. View News Article (2013-06-06)


Exposure to nitrogen dioxide lowers in vitro fertilization success
Exposure to an increased level of air pollutants, especially nitrogen dioxide, has been associated with lower likelihoods of successful pregnancy among women undergoing in vitro fertilization, according to a team of fertility researchers.  View News Article (2010-04-13)


Long term exposure to air pollution linked to coronary events
Long term exposure to particulate matter in outdoor air is strongly linked to heart attacks and angina, and this association persists at levels of exposure below the current European limits. View News Article (2014-01-22)


Women more affected than men by air pollution when running marathons
Poor air quality apparently affects the running times of women in marathons, according to a study by Virginia Tech civil and environmental engineer Linsey Marr. View News Article (2010-03-03)


More efficient use of compressed air
Compressed air is an indispensable source of energy. 60,000 compressed-air systems in Germany consume 14 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity per year, which corresponds to the entire power requirement of the German railroads. Although compressed air is the most expensive source of energy, industry consumes up to 40 percent more than necessary, because many installations are not run at optimum... View News Article (2002-06-26)


Older, cheaper vacuum cleaners release more bacteria and dust
Some vacuum cleaners - those basic tools for maintaining a clean indoor environment in homes and offices - actually contribute to indoor air pollution by releasing into the air bacteria and dust that can spread infections and trigger allergies. View News Article (2012-01-05)


Cranfield University Reaches Remoter Regions
The Third Air Transport in Remoter Regions Forum, organised by Cranfield University and recently held in Cork, Ireland, proved the ideal platform for Cranfield to announce the establishment of their Air Transport in Remoter Regions Research Centre. The centre aims to provide an international focal point for the dissemination of expert knowledge and best practice in the provision of air services,... View News Article (2003-06-16)


Tiny dust particles from Asian deserts common over western United States
It has been a decade since University of Washington scientists first pinpointed specific instances of air pollution, including Gobi Desert dust, traversing the Pacific Ocean and adding to the mix of atmospheric pollution already present along the West Coast of North America. View News Article (2007-12-13)


Declining air pollution levels continue to improve life expectancy in US
A new study led by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has found an association between reductions in fine particulate matter and improved life expectancy in 545 counties in the U.S. from 2000 to 2007. View News Article (2012-12-04)


Media Invitation: Paris Air Show 2005 takes off in London on 8 April
Members of the press, other professionals and interested parties are invited to attend a press conference at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London that will present the 46th International Paris Air Show. View News Article (2005-03-23)

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