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Student-designed catalytic converter “greens” up your lawnmower for little green

By April Gocha / July 22, 2014

A group of students from the University of California, Riverside is hoping to make yard work more eco-friendly with the development of a simple add-on contraption that can remove 93 percent of pollutants from gas lawnmower exhaust.

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New vehicle HECA filter cleans air and improves decision-making, too

By April Gocha / February 25, 2014

A couple of UCLA scientists have improved automobile cabin air filters with the design of a new high-efficiency cabin air (HECA) filter that blocks the majority of ultrafine particles and simultaneously allows carbon dioxide to escape.

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