Air pollution has been linked to numerous health problems from obesity to heart attack. It is almost impossible to determine how much pollution you inhale every day, but now with the Personal Exposure Monitor you will know for sure what's taking toll on your health
is a personal device that is worn like a necklace was developed by researchers from RTI, Columbia University, Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northeastern University.
It monitors the level of air pollution and your activity level
with the help of accelerometers. The team of scientists conducted a study, where participants had to perform various activities, such as walking on treadmill, sitting, standing, climbing stairs and others. The breathing rates accompanying the activities were measured. Together with the data of pollution level and person's vital signs it will create more accurate picture of the effects of air pollution.
via RTI International
May 23, 2012 10:10 PM » posted by: Neyi
well theres lots of ways to reudce air pollution well we can start by baby steps like carpoling an riding bikes n stuf than we can make it big like adding windmills and puting solar panels to make energy we could also plant more trees and do a lot more stuff that im still thinking of and we could also invent cars that come from our own waste ( trash ) like mulch and stuff so we dont use so much gasoline and it could also help with pollution cause your thrash can is your own car and thats what we use to run it so the trash dosent go to the water and thats meaning no more dead frogs to but remember to acomplish something you always have to start with baby steps and thats how i think we can help with air polution water pollution endangered animals ect.