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Global levels of ethane and propane in the atmosphere have been underestimated by more than 50% — ScienceDaily

Global levels of ethane and propane in the atmosphere have been underestimated by more than 50%, new research involving scientists at the University of York has revealed. These hydrocarbons are particularly harmful in large cities where, through chemical reactions with emissions from cars, they form ozone — a greenhouse gas which is a key component […]

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New study finds surprisingly high contribution from paints, pesticides, perfumes as vehicle emissions drop — ScienceDaily

Chemical products that contain compounds refined from petroleum, like household cleaners, pesticides, paints and perfumes, now rival motor vehicle emissions as the top source of urban air pollution, according to a surprising NOAA-led study. People use a lot more fuel than they do petroleum-based compounds in chemical products — about 15 times more by weight, […]

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Too many selfies? You may have “selfitis”

NEW YORK — Selfies have become a part of daily life for many Americans, but if you’re taking too many, psychologists say you might have “selfitis.” Sisters Taelor and Tia Smith, and their friend, Tikia Travis, say they snap hundreds of selfies a day. “It gives me confidence because sometimes I feel you know everything […]

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Nitrate flux in the Arctic not following the decreasing NOx emissions in neighboring countries — ScienceDaily

Aerosols less than 2.5 micrometers are known as particulate matter (PM) 2.5 and are hazardous to human health. Large aerosol particles, on the other hand, help form sun-blocking clouds that cool Earth’s surface. Concentrations of sulfide oxide (SOx) and NOx which can form aerosols were on the rise from the Industrial Revolution of the mid-18th […]

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Study authors call for more research that could guide EU pollution regulations — ScienceDaily

Rapid increases in pollution may be as harmful to the heart as sustained high levels, according to research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology,1 a European Society of Cardiology journal. The authors urgently call for confirmatory studies as even residents of clean air cities could be at risk. There is longstanding evidence […]

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