Air pollution: Poisoning the poor

In Nature China this week - A study in Hong Kong shows that deaths related to air pollution are more likely in disadvantaged communities and more.

Nature China highlights the best research coming out of Mainland China and Hong Kong, providing scientists from around the world with a convenient portal into publications drawn from across all scientific disciplines.

Prostate cancer: Counter measures
A new class of androgen-receptor modulators may lead to better treatments for prostate cancer

Tibetan plateau: Ancient lakes
The discovery of gigantic ancient lake basins provides fresh evidence of the elevation history of the Tibetan Plateau

Air pollution: Poisoning the poor
A study in Hong Kong shows that deaths related to air pollution are more likely in disadvantaged communities

Carbon nanotubes: Tiny hydroelectric power converters
Dragging water molecules inside the channels of individual single-walled carbon nanotubes can generate energy

Nanowires: Small and organic
Nanowires made of low-molecular-weight organic materials can be used for making miniaturized photonic devices

Meson mixing: Unparticles unravelled
High-energy experiments with mesons could verify the new theory of unparticles

Galactic bulge: Too much mass
The abundance of matter at the centre of our galaxy prevents some types of large stars from forming

Published: 07 May 2008

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