A study in open-access journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution finds that compared to sparrows living in the country, urban-dwelling birds show clear signs of stress linked to the toxic effects of air pollution and an unhealthy diet.
Hurricane Harvey has resulted in Houston’s petrochemical industry leaking thousands of tons of pollutants, with communities living near plants damaged by the storm exposed to soaring levels of toxic fumes and potential water contamination.
B vitamins can mitigate the impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular disease. Healthy non-smokers who took vitamin B supplements nearly reversed any negative effects on their cardiovascular and immune systems.
Original article Evening Standard CHLOE CHAPLAIN 12.08.2017 Air pollution is being blamed for soaring numbers of non-smokers who are developing lung cancer. Doctors at leading cancer centres in
Original article published by Scienmag Science Magazine Jul 31, 2017 https://scienmag.com/climate-change-expected-to-increase-premature-deaths-from-air-pollution/ A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill estimates that future climate
Air pollution and particulate accumulation on solar cells is cutting energy output by more than 25%. The regions hardest hit are also those investing the most in solar energy installations: China, India and the Arabian Peninsula.
80% of air pollution deaths are due to heart disease and strokes, another 20% from respiratory diseases and cancers, after exposure to fine particulate matter – the most harmful airborne pollutant.
Building firms need to start treating diesel emissions in the same way as asbestos, says air pollution expert. Guardian Sustainable Business article.
Ancon Technologies has added an experienced chemist with international study in integral fields to its growing team of researchers and professionals developing the next wave of disease screening and environmental monitoring nanotechnology.
International contest, China – UK Entrepreneur Innovation Competition victory, highlights investment and market potentials for Ancon’s nanotechnology development.
A warning has been issued about high air pollution across Kent today which may cause problems for people’s health. Elderly residents and people with heart and lung issues
Ancon Technologies has been awarded the accolade of inclusion on The Future List; revealing the 25 companies in Kent set to change the way we live and do business.
No, the headline is not a typo. Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented in human history and are on track to climb to even more ominous heights in
A new study involving the UEA has revealed for the first time the global scale of premature deaths related to air pollution from international trade.
With experience ranging from wildlife management to the patent process to space age technology, Ancon Technologies has added a diverse range of new talent to its growing team of innovative professionals.
The effects of Canterbury’s “toxic air” are laid bare to see in blackened filters removed from a cyclist’s face mask. Martin Baker wore the protective gear for two weeks on his daily commute to challenge statistics, with alarming results.
An influx of pollution from Asia in the western United States and more frequent heat waves in the eastern U.S. are responsible for the persistence of smog in these regions over the past quarter century.
In the largest epidemiological study conducted in the developing world, researchers found that as exposures to fine particulate air pollution in 272 Chinese cities increase, so do deaths from cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.
Travelling on the Underground exposes commuters to more than eight times as much air pollution as those who drive to work, a university study has found.
The Global Fire Emissions Database reports that in 2015, fires in Indonesia generated about 600m tonnes of greenhouse gases, which is roughly equivalent to Germany’s entire annual output.
Air quality alerts have been issued by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan; describing London’s dirty air as a “public health emergency”. London breached its legal limits for toxic air for the entire year in the first five days of 2017.
Researchers have discovered ammonia in Earth’s lowest atmospheric layer. The detected ammonia was most concentrated in the upper layer of the troposphere above India and China; countries that have experienced population and economic booms in recent years.
In 1952 a killer fog that contained pollutants covered London for five days, causing breathing problems and killing thousands of residents. The exact cause and nature of the fog has remained mostly unknown for decades, but an international team of scientists believes that the mystery has been solved.
Ancon has developed a ground-breaking new portable air particle sampling technology that promises a wide range of scientific and industrial applications, including monitoring environmental health, detecting pollutants and identifying Nano and micro particles in the atmosphere.
The Parliamentary Review is an annual initiative released to coincide with the beginning of the Parliamentary year. Ancon Technologies was selected to feature in the review for 2016, distributed to Members of Parliament, Business Leaders, Commonwealth Parliaments and World leaders.
Nanotechnology Molecular Tagging (NMT) device delivers laboratory precision at economical rates. The crash of an Egypt Air Flight 804 recently again raised concerns over whether a vulnerability in
Nanotechnology Molecular Tagging (NMT) offers laboratory sensitivity in chemical vapor detection equipment Terrorist attacks like the one that occurred in Belgium this week are a stark reminder of
Survivors of nasopharyngeal carcinoma who are former or current smokers are more likely to have their disease progress, relapse, or spread, compared to disease survivors who have never