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Exhaust 1. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy. 2. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc, that is released... Read More


slide 1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. 2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More

Ozone Levels May Raise Risk Of Underweight Births: Common Pollutants Linked To Fetal Growth Retardation

Babies born to women exposed to high ozone levels during pregnancy are at heightened risk for being significantly... Read More


steam 1. To emit steam or vapor. My brother's ghost hangs hovering there, O'er his warm blood, that steams into the air.... Read More

Fuel Oil and Traffic Pollution May Increase Risk of Respiratory Problems in Inner-City Children

Exposure shortly after birth to ambient metals from fuel oil combustion and particles from diesel emissions is... Read More

HIV-1’s high virulence might be an accident of evolution

The virulence characteristic of HIV-1--the virus predominantly responsible for human AIDS--might amount to an accident of... Read More


receiver 1. One who takes or receives in any manner. 2. A person appointed, ordinarily by a court, to receive, and hold in... Read More


wear 1. A dam in a river to stop and raise the water, for the purpose of conducting it to a mill, forming a fish pond, or... Read More


Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More


pressure 1. The act of pressing, or the condition of being pressed; compression; a squeezing; a crushing; as, a pressure of... Read More

Exposure to Traffic Pollution and Indoor Allergens Multiplies Risk of Asthma in High-Risk Kids

Children who are exposed to high levels of traffic-related pollution and high levels of indoor endotoxin early in life have... Read More


Lap 1. The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron. 2. An edge; a border; a... Read More

More acidic seas pose new threat, scientists warn

More acidic seas pose new threat, scientists warn The escalating level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is making the... Read More

Hidden threat: Elevated pollution levels near regional airports

Scientists are reporting evidence that air pollution — a well-recognized problem at major airports — may pose an... Read More

Nitrogen Oxide Pollutants Have Declined Over The Eastern United States Since 1999

Nitrogen oxides (known as NOx) emitted by fossil fuel combustion play a crucial role in producing ground level ozone, a... Read More

Effects of Airborne Pollutants on Mucociliary Clearance

Effects of Airborne Pollutants on Mucociliary Clearance by Ronald K. Wolff* The mucociliary clearance system is a first line... Read More

Free radical cell death switch identified

Molecular pathway may contribute to age related diseases"A common molecular denominator in aging and many age-related... Read More

Researchers Call Herbs Rich Source Of Healthy Antioxidants; Oregano Ranks Highest

Better health may be only a dash and sprinkle away: Researchers with the U.S. Department of Agriculture have found that... Read More


Deplete 1. (Science: medicine) to empty or unload, as the vessels of human system, by bloodletting or by medicine. 2. To... Read More