Keyword Results for 'pollution'
Rolls-Royce shares prototype designs of drone cargo ships Mar 10, 2:23 pm
Washington, Mar. 10 (ANI): Luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce has reportedly unveiled designs for its proposed drone cargo ships that would roam the European waters carrying crates of goods.
Tokyo, Mar. 2 (ANI): A media organization in China used a racist slur to criticize departing U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke.
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Demand for face mask is so high in China that, they are now in short supply in Beijing, according to reports.
Pollution linked to soaring obesity rates Feb 28, 10:03 am
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): A team of researchers has found a link between a type of pollutants and certain metabolic complications of obesity.
Beijing, Feb. 21 (ANI): Beijing has issued a yellow alert for heavy air pollution over the next three days.
New Delhi, Feb.19 (ANI): To bring greater public focus on the issue of toxic pollution, the Ananta Aspen Centre in collaboration with World Wide Fund (WWF) India hosted a public session on "Toxic Pollution in India: The Unseen Public Health Menace" here today.
Air pollution may lead to brain cancer Feb 16, 10:43 am
Washington, Feb. 16 (ANI): A team of researchers is set to conduct a study to determine if several potentially toxic compounds that exist in polluted air are capable of entering the brain from the bloodstream and causing brain cancer.
Air pollution increases hypertension risk in pregnant women Feb 14, 11:26 am
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A new study has found that breathing in harmful toxics during pregnancy increases risk of hypertension in women and may result in deadly complications like preeclampsia.
Extreme air pollution in Asia affecting world's weather Jan 27, 10:04 am
Washington, Jan. 27 (ANI): Researchers including an Indian-origin have claimed that extreme air pollution in Asia is affecting the world's weather and climate patterns.
New York, Jan. 26 (ANI): Daily pollution figures collected from New Delhi reveal that the city's air is laden with dangerous small particles of pollution.
Long-term exposure to air pollution increases risk of cardiac arrest Jan 23, 11:18 am
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A new European study has found that exposing yourself to particulate matter in the air for a long period of time can up the risk of heart attack.
London, Jan. 20 (ANI): A draft UN report has revealed that the west is increasingly outsourcing its carbon pollution to China and other emerging economies.
Washington, January 20 (ANI): A new smart parking sensor system will help drivers locate an open spot easily.
Washington, Jan. 10 (ANI): Japanese plant scientists have been working to determine the impact of radioactive contamination on wild and cultivated plants after a huge earthquake caused severe damage to the Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Plant in 2011.
Washington, Dec. 16 (ANI): A smart air monitoring device, Birdi, has been developed to monitor air quality, everyday health hazards, pollution and emergencies like fire and carbon monoxide so you can stay connected and protected in your home.
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): China has been recently considering cigarette butts as anti-pollution devices, amid country's increasing pollution problems.
Shanghai's acrid smog causing disruption Dec 7, 2:14 pm
Beijing, Dec. 07 (ANI): Shanghai has been reportedly engulfed by acrid smog due to record pollution levels causing flight cancelations, shortages of face masks and rescheduling of plans of some expatriates to stay in the city.
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study suggests that exposure to air pollution could increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder.
Mushrooming dyeing units polluting water bodies in Coimbatore Nov 30, 12:32 pm
Coimbatore, Nov. 30 (ANI): Authorities are turning a blind eye to the deteriorating condition of River Noyyal in Coimbatore, as increasing illegal dyeing units continue to discharge industrial effluents into the river.
China destroys nearly 500 barbecues in bid to reduce health hazards Nov 28, 11:55 am
Sydney, Nov. 28 (ANI): China has reportedly destroyed more than 500 open-air barbecues in a bid to reduce levels of PM2.5 particle in the air, which is said to be a major cause of pollution in Beijing.
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed how pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind larger, deeper, longer lasting clouds.
Melbourne, Nov. 4 (ANI): Top climate scientists have claimed that the development of safer nuclear power can help in decelerating the effects of global warming by cutting down on fossil fuel pollution.
Thick smog shuts down Northern China town of Harbin Oct 22, 12:46 pm
London, Oct. 22 (ANI): China's northern city of Harbin is on red alert for thick smog, which has forced schools and highways to shut down and flights being disrupted.
London, Oct. 18 (ANI): Chinese capital Beijing has decided to implement odd and even licence plate restrictions on its four million private cars to reduce worsening pollution levels.
Air pollution leading cause of lung cancer Oct 18, 11:46 am
London, Oct 18 (ANI): World Health Organization has declared pollutants in the air as leading environmental cause of lung cancer.
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