Dust squall in Senegal
Science Snapshot: Globetrotting Sandstorms
What happens when dust travels from the Sahara to the Florida Everglades?
Science Snapshot: Globetrotting Sandstorms
Science Snapshot: Globetrotting Sandstorms

What happens when dust travels from the Sahara to the Florida Everglades?

What happens when dust travels from the Sahara to the Florida Everglades?

ABOVE: Karen Coker / Penn State
respiratory distress
An illustrated schematic with a blue background describes how oxygenated perfluorocarbon can rescue respiratory failure in mammals.
Mammals Can Use Their Intestines to Breathe
Abby Olena | May 14, 2021
Researchers show that both mice and pigs are capable of oxygenating their blood via the colon—a capacity that, if shared by humans, could be leveraged in the clinic to minimize the need for mechanical ventilation.
Q&A: Pollution Linked to 15 Percent Increase in COVID-19 Deaths
Lisa Winter | Nov 10, 2020
Jos Lelieveld of the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry explains how fine particulate might contribute to deaths from COVID-19.