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Exposure to Cleaning Products in First 3 Months of Life Can Increase Risk of Childhood Asthma

New research from the CHILD Cohort Study shows that frequent exposure to common household cleaning products can increase a child’s risk of developing asthma.

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Green Approach Accelerates Process Optimization and Retrieval of ‘Switchable’ Solvents

Researchers at North Carolina State University have demonstrated a new, green technology for both accelerated screening and retrieving “switchable” solvents used in green chemistry applications. 

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Warming Oceans Are Getting Louder (Audio Available)

One of the ocean’s loudest creatures is smaller than you’d expect—and will get even louder and more troublesome to humans and sea life as the ocean warms, according to new research presented here at the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020.

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South American Volcano Showing Early Warning Signs of ‘Potential Collapse’, Research Shows

One of South America’s most prominent volcanoes is producing early warning signals of a potential collapse, new research has shown.

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Warming, Acidic Oceans May Nearly Eliminate Coral Reef Habitats by 2100

Rising sea surface temperatures and acidic waters could eliminate nearly all existing coral reef habitats by 2100, suggesting restoration projects in these areas will likely meet serious challenges, according to new research presented here today at the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020.

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NASA Catches the Re-birth of Zombie Tropical Cyclone Francisco

The low-pressure area that had once been Tropical Cyclone Francisco has been lingering in the Southern Indian Ocean since Feb. 6 when it weakened below tropical cyclone status.

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NASA Finds Wind Shear Doing in Tropical Storm Gabekile

Winds outside of Tropical Storm Gabekile are ripping the storm apart.

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Research Team Works To Develop New Ways To Detect Air Pollutants

Hazardous air pollutants like benzene found in gasoline have been linked to cancer, asthma, autism, reduced fertility, and lower intelligence in humans.

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MechSE Researchers Demonstrate New Capability For Electronics Cooling Using Additive Manufacturing

For decades, researchers have considered the potential for cooling hot electronic devices by blowing on them with high-speed air jets.

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New Green Technology from UMass Amherst Generates Electricity ‘Out of Thin Air’

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from moisture in the air, a new technology they say could have significant implications for the future of renewable energy, climate change and in the future of medicine.

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