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What Air Pollution Does to Your Body

In April 2019, London launched an ultralow emission zone in central London, which will charge motorists more than $ 16 a day to drive into the area, unless they meet certain strict emissions standards. The move is expected to cut emissions from motor vehicles by about 45 percent in central London.1 Seventy-two percent of London… Read More »

Salmonella can hijack immune cells to spread around the body

Salmonella can cause food poisoning if ingestedScience Photo Library/Getty Images By Yvaine Ye Salmonella can hijack immune cells and use them to spread around the body. Experiments in mouse cells suggest the bacteria do this by disrupting electrical signals in the gut. Our intestines have small electric fields, caused by charged ions, such as potassium… Read More »