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Particulate matter from modern gasoline engines damages our lungs

Particulate matter from gasoline engines is harmful to our airways, regardless of whether the engines are a bit older or comply with environmental standards. Fine dust particles allow pathogens to enter the lungs easier. Researchers have shown this conducting a … Continue reading

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12 million cars causing air pollution, say experts

Experts at King Abdul Aziz University (KAU) have suggested that the relation between air and car pollution is evident and increases with the number of cars on the roads. As the number of cars increases so do the emissions because … Continue reading

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Air pollution study clears the air on diesel versus gas emissions

Are gasoline-fueled cars or large diesel trucks the bigger source of secondary organic aerosol (SOA), a major component of smog? UC Berkeley researchers have stepped into this debate with a new study that says diesel exhaust contributes 15 times more … Continue reading

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