Air pollution may impact fetal cardiovascular system

Microscopic particles in air pollution inhaled by pregnant women may damage fetal cardiovascular development, according to a study by Rutgers researchers. Continue reading “Air pollution may impact fetal cardiovascular system”

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Graphene and related materials safety: Human health and the environment

As the drive to commercialise graphene continues, it is important that all safety aspects are thoroughly researched and understood. The Graphene Flagship project has a dedicated Work Package studying the impact of graphene and related materials on our health, as well as their environmental impact. This enables safety by design to become a core part of innovation. Continue reading “Graphene and related materials safety: Human health and the environment”

Worst Mediterranean drought in 900 years has human fingerprints all over it

In a warming world, we expect to see increases in some extreme weather events. The science is pretty clear that in some parts of the world, drought and heat waves have and will continue to increase. In other areas, more severe storms along with precipitation and flooding have increased. Drought, heat waves, and floods are examples of changes to weather and climate patterns that will have costs for human society. Continue reading “Worst Mediterranean drought in 900 years has human fingerprints all over it”

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