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University creates world's lightest material

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Sun, 03/24/2013 - 11:20pm
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Chemicals

Chinese scientists say they have developed the world's lightest material, which they expect to play an important role in tackling pollution.

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As Pollution Worsens in China, Solutions Succumb to Infighting

Published: 
Fri, 03/22/2013 - 2:08pm
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Chemicals

China’s state leadership transition has taken place this month against an ominous backdrop. 

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New Book Tackles China and its Environmental Exports

Published: 
Fri, 03/15/2013 - 2:02pm
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The rapid degradation of the environment in China has become a central topic of discussion this year. 

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Spill in China Underlines Environmental Concerns

Published: 
Mon, 03/04/2013 - 2:57pm
Category: 
Chemicals

The first warning came in the form of dead fish floating in a river.

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China's smog taints economy, health

Published: 
Sat, 01/26/2013 (All day)
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Factories, flights, highways and hospitals are affected by pervasive pollution. The country is home to seven of the world's 10 dirtiest cities. When a thick quilt of smog enveloped swaths of China earlier this month, it set in motion a costly chain reaction for the world's No. 2 economy.