HC seeks Centre's action plan to curb air pollution in Delhi

Observing that air pollution in the national capital was "terrible", Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Centre as well as an amicus curiae to prepare an action plan with suggestions to address the issue.

Six dead after Vietnam karaoke bar accident

Six people died and six more were left in a critical condition from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a karaoke bar in northern Vietnam, police said Tuesday. 

Only nine Chinese cities reach air quality standards

Only nine of 161 Chinese cities reached the new -- and stricter -- air quality monitoring standards in the first half of this year, according to the ministry of environmental protection (MEP).

Delhi air pollution: Breathe at your own risk!

New Delhi has been rated as the world`s worst city for air pollution, with an annual average of 153 micrograms of small particulates, known as PM 2.5, per cubic metre.

Hookah bars have higher indoor air pollution: Study

Are you a frequent visitor to one of those hookah bars that have mushroomed in the city? Beware that those closed spaces have elevated levels of carbon monoxide and nicotine - diminishing the air quality to a great extent.

New smart device monitors pollution levels inside homes to keep you healthy

A smart air monitoring device, Birdi, has been developed to monitor air quality, everyday health hazards, pollution and emergencies like fire and carbon monoxide so you can stay connected and protected in your home.

Production of synthetic gasoline comes one step closer to reality

Researchers have developed a chemical system that can efficiently perform the first step in the process of creating syngas, gasoline and other energy-rich products out of carbon dioxide.

Carbon monoxide can help amplify effectiveness of chemotherapy

A team of researchers has revealed that the highly toxic carbon monoxide gas, which can be used to treat certain inflammatory medical conditions, may also have a role to play in treating cancer.

Carbon monoxide key to preeclampsia treatment

A study has revealed that controlled Carbon monoxide (CO) doses could help prevent or treat early preeclampsia (PE).

Low levels of carbon monoxide can be fatal: Study

Even low levels of carbon monoxide, common in heavy traffic can disrupt your heart`s rhythm and prove fatal, a new research has claimed.

Car exhaust fumes could cure heart disease?

Toxic car exhaust fumes in small amounts could cure heart disease, scientists experimenting on pig hearts have claimed.

Exact mass of non-transiting exoplanet measured for first time

A former Carnegie scientist has for the first time determined the mass of a non-transiting planet using a new technique that involves studying the carbon monoxide signature of the planet’s atmosphere.

Carbon monoxide soothes nerves

Carbon monoxide can also soothe frayed nerves.

Carbon monoxide can kill in minutes

CO poisoning can kill in minutes without warning, as the gas happens to be colourless and odourless.

Carbon monoxide can kill in minutes

CO poisoning can kill in minutes without warning, as the gas happens to be colourless and odourless.

Carbon monoxide beneficial in treating infections: Study

Carbon monoxide, a deadly
toxin, could be beneficial in treating various infections and
organ transplantation if used in small, extremely controlled
doses, a recent research has revealed.

Carbon monoxide beneficial in treating infections: Study

Carbon monoxide, a deadly
toxin, could be beneficial in treating various infections and
organ transplantation if used in small, extremely controlled
doses, a recent research has revealed.

Gensets emit 100 times more CO than car exhaust

A diesel-powered, portable genset, switched on during power breakdowns at home can emit 100 times greater quantity of carbon monoxide (CO) than a car exhaust.

Carbon monoxide may up heart problem risk for elderly

Carbon monoxide exposure has been found to elevate the risk of hospitalisation for the elderly with heart problems in an American study.

Carbon monoxide may up heart problem risk for elderly

Carbon monoxide exposure has been found to elevate the risk of hospitalisation for the elderly with heart problems in an American study.