Can Air Pollution Make You Fat?
When thinking about the impact of air pollution on human health; respiratory and cardiovascular issues would probably be among the first to come to mind. But now a new study conducted by an international team of researchers is suggesting that laboratory rats who were exposed to the highly polluted air of Beijing, for three to […]
Science Scanner: All Systems ‘Go’ for Comet Touchdown, Cigarette Ash Removes Arsenic from Water, Is Earth’s Magnetic Field Ready to Flip?, Building the World’s Biggest Cosmic Ray Detector
Rosetta’s Philae Lander Given Green Light for Comet Touchdown in November The European Space Agency announced that all systems are ‘go’ for the Rosetta Mission to send its Philae lander to the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on November 12, 2014. This will the first-ever attempt of a soft touchdown landing on a comet. A month […]
Noise Pollution Takes Toll On Health
Traffic noise can be hazardous to your health, according to the results of a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Researchers studied noise pollution in Fulton County, Georgia. Their findings suggest many of the community’s residents are exposed to high levels of noise from local road traffic which affects their psychological well […]