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Calibrating the Shinyei PPD Sensors…..Part 2

In Part 1, I covered how I added an air-tight fan (well I have not yet published the mechanical details) to the PPD60PV-T2 and that reduced the variability of the particle count by a large amount. In this post, I … Continue reading

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Calibrating the Shinyei PPD Sensors…..Part 1

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A Chinese Child’s Lung Cancer Is Linked to Pollution

The youngest child ever to get lung cancer is, unsurprisingly, in China. ‘An eight-year-old girl, living near a major road in the Jiangsu Province of Eastern China, has become the youngest person in China, and possibly in the world, to … Continue reading

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Diwali-induced air pollution leaves many gasping for breath

A year later, nothing has changed. Just as it was a year ago, Diwali is taking its toll on everyone from an air pollution standpoint. The main cities outlined in this article as the ones faring the worst are Ghatkopar, … Continue reading

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Delhi, Kolkata have worst air quality in India: Report

According to a recent Times of India article, Delhi and Kolkata have the worst air quality levels in India. In the past year, Delhi alone has reported 13,000 cases of cancer, with over 10% of them being lung cancer.   … Continue reading

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