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Data from the largest urban air monitoring program of any U.S. city show annual average levels of fine particulate matter (PM 2.5), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and nitric oxide (NO) have declined 43%, 39% and 56%, respectively since 2009. In 2020, New York City and surrounding communities implemented measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, resulting …

LVIV, Ukraine — The governor of the Lviv region in western Ukraine reported air strikes in the region on Saturday morning. Maksym Kozytskyy said on the Telegram messaging app that Russian Su-35 aircraft took off from the Baranovichi airfield in Belarus and carried out missile strikes in Lviv. Ukraine’s air defense system shot down four …

LVIV, Ukraine — The governor of the Lviv region in western Ukraine reported air strikes in the region on Saturday morning. Maksym Kozytskyy said on the Telegram messaging app that Russian Su-35 aircraft took off from the Baranovichi airfield in Belarus and carried out missile strikes in Lviv. Ukraine’s air defense system shot down four …

NEWCASTLE upon TYNE, England, (StudyFinds.org) – Tumble dryers are as bad as washing machines for spewing out plastic, scientists are warning. According to a recent study, dryers release microfibers into the air at comparable levels to those that go down the drain during the same load. The findings are based on experiments involving over 1,200 garments …

MOJAVE – New technology is being tested at the Mojave Air and Space Port, that would allow staff to identify drones flying nearby the airport, and use the information to alert other pilots of the activity to avoid complications or activity that would cause a problem. During the board meeting April 5. Security Chief Chris …

(GENEVA, Switzerland) — The U.N. health agency says nearly everybody in the world breathes air that doesn’t meet its standards for air quality, calling for more action to reduce fossil-fuel use, which generates pollutants that cause respiratory and blood-flow problems and lead to millions of preventable deaths each year. The World Health Organization, about six …

April Fools’ fun: 10 pranks caught on camera From military homecoming surprises to clever disguises, these 10 sweet prank videos will have you smiling from ear to ear. Humankind, USA TODAY Air guitar lessons? Brewery body care products? And a job listing for a cat herder? It’s all part of April Fools’ Day, when companies and big name …

Banner art of General Atomics family of drones, with Gambit at the bottom, during the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium on March 2, 2022. (Breaking Defense/Valerie Insinna) AFA AIR WARFARE SYMPOSIUM: General Atomics has surreptitiously revealed its entrant for the Air Force’s Off-Board Sensing Station program, Breaking Defense has learned. A source with knowledge …

© iStock/bombermoon A team of Korean researchers have developed groundbreaking plasma air conditioning technology that can effectively eliminate coronavirus aerosol. Pioneered by experts at the Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS), the novel plasma air conditioning system has demonstrated exceptional performance at inactivating the coronavirus aerosol in real-time. This development is potentially a significant step toward …

TakeAir LONDON, March 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TakeAir, a Belgian biotechnology firm specialising in indoor air quality improvement, has announced ground-breaking new Biospheric Air Treatment technology that kills airborne viruses (e.g. COVID-19) in buildings. Under an agreement with CBRE Investment Management, TakeAir’s technology will be carefully assessed as part of a research programme at …