Air Pollution Can Change Brain Structure In Just 2 Hours

A research study revealed that air pollution, especially car fumes can significantly change brain structure. An exposure of just 2 hours can reduce the portion of the brain responsible for internal thought processes and memory, the study finds. Brain imaging was conducted prior and the exposure to air pollution showed decreased brain connectivity, as seen in the scans taken after.

Lung Cancer Rates Increasing Due To Air Pollution

‘‘Smoking causes lung cancer’’, words we’ve been hearing for decades but researcher Prof Charles Swanton adds in something more interesting, ‘‘Polluted air is no less harmful than smoking’’. Charles Swanton who studies the evolution of cancer in bodies has revealed in his research how air pollution can lead to lung cancer, something we only have associated with smoking.

Electric Cars Being ‘Green’-It’s Complicated To Understand How?

Since the first modern electric vehicles (EV) took to the roads in the 2000s, critics have been quick to question the ‘clean’ label attached to them. From manufacturing concerns to battery power, EVs have been under scrutiny from skeptics. With the amount of debate and misinformation troubling the waters, the facts behind the efficiency of electric vehicles have become somewhat clouded – so just how clean are these vehicles?