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We’ll see more fire seasons like 2020 – here’s a strategy...

Jennifer Balch, University of Colorado Boulder As of late fall, wildfires are still smoldering under snowfall in Colorado. I am hoping that the cold and...

Coping with Western wildfires: 5 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Intense wildfires are raging in California, Oregon and Washington state, spurring mass evacuations and leaving charred towns in their wake. A...

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...

Wildfire smoke is becoming a nationwide health threat

Richard E. Peltier, University of Massachusetts Amherst The impacts of recent forest fires in California reach well beyond the burned areas. Smoke from the Camp...

Exposure to wildfire smoke: 5 questions answered

Richard E. Peltier, University of Massachusetts Amherst Editor’s note: Wildfires once again are raging in California – this time in the Los Angeles area, where...

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Will next-generation wearable sensors make us healthier?

By Zhenyu Li, George Washington University There is certainly no shortage of headlines on wearable sensors these days. “A contact lens measures your glucose level.”...