More evidence particulate air pollution can enter the brain

BBC News article
Pollution particles ‘get into brain’
highlights the concern raised by a recent study that sub 200 nanometer iron pollution particles seem to be going directly from the  nose into the brain.

“But nanoscale particles of magnetite are believed to be small enough to pass from the nose into the olfactory bulb and then via the […]

By |September 5th, 2016|Air Pollution, Neurology, Uncategorized|0 Comments

London’s I Like Clean Air citizen science project

This is a great example of grassroots air quality monitoring leading to influence on government and policy, and is the kind of impact I envisioned Blue Marble Labs could support;

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/jul/03/citizen-science-how-internet-changing-amateur-research

A quote from the “Shazia Ali-Webber: I Like Clean Air project” section of the article,

“If you want to raise awareness, the most powerful thing you can do is […]

By |July 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments