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How Airbnb is transforming the travel industry

How Airbnb is transforming the travel industry – CBS News Watch CBSN Live More and more travelers are choosing to stay in rooms listed on Airbnb as opposed to traditional hotels, to the tune of 37 million room-nights per year. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the phenomenon […]

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Greater exposure to nitrogen dioxide linked to higher levels of biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease in the brain — ScienceDaily

Investigators from the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center (BBRC), the research arm of the Pasqual Maragall Foundation, in collaboration with ISGlobal, have found an association between exposure to air pollution and higher levels of biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease, particularly in individuals with elevated beta-amyloid deposition in the brain. The results of the study, which was supported […]

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New study shows iodine from desert dust can decrease ozone air pollution but could prolong greenhouse gas lifetimes — ScienceDaily

When winds loft fine desert dust high into the atmosphere, iodine in that dust can trigger chemical reactions that destroy some air pollution, but also let greenhouse gases stick around longer. The finding, published today in the journal Science Advances, may force researchers to re-evaluate how particles from land can impact the chemistry of the […]

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