Mesothelioma Survival Rates Advance with new SMART Approach

Accelerated high-dose radiation just before extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) surgery – a reversal of the traditional order at most US specialty centers – continues to produce impressive results for pleural mesothelioma patients in Toronto. 

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New Cleaner Diesel Fuel in Our Future

Studying the effects of catalysts used to trigger chemical reactions in fuel production, scientists discovered that the industry model that the molecules of the two-part catalyst should be as close together as possible was incorrect.  

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New Type of Environmentally-Friendly Concrete Made with Sugar Cane Residue

Scientists in Spain and Brazil are working together to find a more environmentally and economically friendly formula for concrete using sugar cane straw ash as a replacement for Portland cement.  

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Fracking could release Radon from ground

A recent study took a “first look” at the possible link between fracking and radon.  

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Rollie pollies remove heavy metals from soil, stabilizing growing conditions, protecting groundwater

 Woodlice possess the ability to remove heavy metals from soil making them an important tool in reestablishing healthy soils.

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Exposure to Poor Air Quality Increases Risk of Heart Attack

 A new study identified a strong associaiton between bad air quality days and a great risk of STEMIs, the most dangerous type of heart attack.

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Paris Introduces Mandatory Traffic Bans During High Air Pollution Days

The majority of Paris has introduced mandatory traffic bans during high pollution days after a long-running battle with the French government.

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