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Air pollution may contribute to Alzheimer’s and dementia risk – here’s...

Jiu-Chiuan Chen, University of Southern California Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It slowly destroys memory, thinking and behaviors, and eventually the...

On environmental protection, Biden’s election will mean a 180-degree turn from...

Janet McCabe, Indiana University The Trump administration has waged what I and many other legal experts view as an all-out assault on the nation’s environmental...

Routine gas flaring is wasteful, polluting and undermeasured

Gunnar W. Schade, Texas A&M University If you’ve driven through an area where companies extract oil and gas from shale formations, you’ve probably seen...

Mexico City buried its rivers to prevent disease and unwittingly created...

Elena Delavega, University of Memphis Mexico City is a dust bowl, a polluted megalopolis where breathing is hard and newly washed clothes hung out to...

Days with both extreme heat and extreme air pollution are becoming...

Yangyang Xu, Texas A&M University and Xiaohui Xu, Texas A&M University The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work. The big...

Gold rush, mercury legacy: Small-scale mining for gold has produced long-lasting...

Jacqueline Gerson, Duke University; Austin Wadle, Duke University, and Jasmine Parham, Duke University Gold is everywhere in modern life, from jewelry to electronics to smartphones....

The secondhand smoke you’re breathing may have come from another state

Sebastian Eastham, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Steven Barrett, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Scientists estimate that each year in the U.S., outdoor air pollution shortens...

The EPA disbanded our clean air science panel. We met anyway...

H. Christopher Frey, North Carolina State University Since 1980, emissions of six common air pollutants have decreased by 67%, thanks largely to government regulation. At...

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Violence against women and sports: ethical responsibility or brand control?

By Suzanne Dyson, La Trobe University Male sports stars perpetrating violence against women is a phenomenon that, sadly, seems to cross both international and sporting...