Tag Archives: pollutant

Chemical Sensitivity

This week’s Spinneret post actually points you to my latest Alchemist column on ChemWeb.com but also goes into a little more detail on one of the items reported there regarding pesticide contamination. First off, Environmental research gets a boost from …

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Cool cats make heavy metal fallout

The rapid adoption by the car industry of catalytic converters for petrol engines to reduce NOx and other pollutants has significantly improved the quality of air in busy towns and cities. However, Italian scientists says this improvement has comes at …

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Fuel cells

US scientists have demonstrated a significant boost to fuel cells that could also cut costs. By coating the cathode with a thin layer of platinum instead of using solid metal, efficiency is raised by ten percent and the use of …

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