Particulate matter (PM) is a major component of air pollution that is increasingly associated with long-term consequences for the health and development of children.
In some places where schools have been open for a while now, such as Georgia and Hawaii, public health experts notice what happens when schools follow the science: classes go on without disruption as long staff and students wear masks.
Two group members discuss our research between Hurricanes and Atmospheric Chemistry for the 2021 Chemistry Open House.
Air pollution can make the local effects of hurricanes worse, according to a study of 2017’s devastating Hurricane Harvey.
“Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope”. Mario J. Molina (1943-2020) – The Mexican-born Atmospheric Chemist and Nobel Prize Recipient and His Legacy with Texas A&M.
A study conducted by Texas A&M professor and graduate student looked at the correlation between face mask mandates and COVID-19 case trends.
Researchers studied auto emissions relevant to urban areas, especially Beijing, which has some of the highest pollution from auto exhaust in the world.
Air pollution is a major cause of death around the world, and its intricate chemistry is still a puzzle. Exposure to the fine particles in haze killed an estimated 3 to 4.3 million people in 2015 (Lancet 2017, DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32345-0.
Cities tackling one major air pollutant risk inadvertently making things worse by fuelling the growth of another, potentially more harmful type of pollution.
By Katherine Bourzac In epidemiological studies, researchers have found that maternal exposure to particulate matter pollution…