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Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals can Adversely Affect Reproduction of Future Generations of Fish

Findings suggest BPA may have adverse reproductive effects in humans ...

Does chemical exposure in the workplace affect hearing?

One in six Australians record some form of auditory loss. ...

On-board school bus filtration system reduces pollutants by 88 percent

UCLA-developed technology would protect children from harmful exposure ... Full story

High pollution cuts most Indian lives short by three years

By Vicki Eckstrom - India’s air pollution, ranked among the world’s worst, is reducing the life expectancy of over half of the country’s population by more than three years, according to a new study. ... Full story

Researchers show environment can neutralize lethal proteins

Lincoln, Neb - Botching a few folds might transform an origami cow into a deer or sheep. When cellular proteins do the same, they can trigger fatal neurodegenerative diseases that turn the brains of these mammals into dysfunctional sponges. ... Full story

Researchers Produce First Map of New York City Subway System Microbes

Most Identifiable Bacteria are Harmless, but a Few are Linked to Disease or are Treatment-Resistant ... Full story

Novel technology could combat flight pollution

A breakthrough propulsion technology to provide greener air transport could be developed after the underlying engineering was declared a success. ... Full story

Arsenic Stubbornly Taints Many U.S. Wells, Say New Reports

New Light on a Neglected Threat to Health, Child Development ... Full story

More important than money? Environmental health benefits inspire people to cut back on electricity

Telling people how much pollution they could prevent is more likely to reduce power use than touting cost savings ... Full story

Summer no sweat for Brisbane but winter freeze fatal

Brisbanites are more likely to die during unseasonably cold winters than Australians in other major capitals, QUT research has found. ... Full story

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