Tag: carbon monoxide

Carbon Monoxide In Planet's Atmosphere May Signal Existence Of Alien Life

Computer models show that ancient inhabited Earth have high levels of carbon monoxide. Planets around sun-like stars teeming with life and rich in oxygen may also have high amounts of carbon monoxide.

Space March 19, 2019

Keyless Cars Are Killing People Due To Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Keyless cars have killed at least 28 people due to carbon monoxide poisoning, according to a report by the New York Times. Keyless ignition becomes a dangerous feature when drivers inadvertently leave the engine of their cars running.

Car Tech May 15, 2018

1 Dead, 14 Others Hospitalized In Carbon Monoxide Pool Leak In Michigan Hotel

A 13-year-old boy is dead and 14 other kids have been hospitalized because of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. The victims were found lying unconscious around a Michigan hotel's indoor pool.

Public Health April 3, 2017

Molecule Developed To Convert Carbon Dioxide Into Carbon-Neutral Fuel By Harnessing Light

Carbon reduction efforts have a new ally in a molecule that harnesses light to convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide. According to researchers, the molecule is more efficient than any carbon reduction method around.

Energy March 9, 2017

Off-Duty Firefighter Recognizes Symptoms Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Saves 30 In A Restaurant

An off-duty firefighter saved 30 people in a restaurant, after having detected signs of carbon monoxide poisoning. The gas is all the more dangerous as it is odorless and colorless.

Life & Style December 14, 2016

Planet In The Making? Rings Around Young Distant Star Hint At Planetary Formation In Progress

Rice University astronomers have suggested the formation of a planet in a distant star, HD 163296, after spotting dust and gas around its dark rings. Two rings around the star have no dust left while the inner ring has more carbon monoxide than the other two.

Space December 14, 2016

Researchers Develop Molecule That Could Be The First Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Antidote

New research in mice created an antidote for carbon monoxide intoxication. The research will have to be conducted before performing a trial on humans.

Medicine December 9, 2016

Artificial Leaf: New Solar Cell Uses Carbon Dioxide And Sunlight To Produce Hydrocarbon Fuel

A new solar cell converts carbon dioxide into hydrocarbon fuel using sunlight. The artificial leaf may help solve problems related to energy use.

Energy July 31, 2016

NHTSA Investigating Ford Explorer Exhaust Gas Odor: Possible Leaks Inside Vehicle

The NHTSA started an investigation after complaints piled up regarding a strange smell in the passenger compartment of Ford Explorers. The carmaker promised it is ready to cooperate fully with the authorities.

Car Tech July 7, 2016

How Ghost Hunters Demonstrate Hauntings - And Why It's Mostly Nonsense

From local ghost hunters to the bigwigs on TV, paranormal investigations use the same methods to prove that spirits are all around us. But all their 'findings' can be explained scientifically.

Feature October 31, 2015

Carbon Monoxide Is Deadly: Health Officials Advise Public To Take Precautions

In Villa Park, Chicago, an improperly installed furnace was blamed for a carbon monoxide leak at a single-family home, affecting 11 individuals on Sunday. In a separate incident the following day, two families in a home along Grand Avenue in Vernon were sent to the hospital after being exposed to the same substance.

Life October 20, 2015

Consumers Ram 10 Automakers With Lawsuit For Defective Keyless Ignitions

The lawsuit claims that ten of the biggest automobile manufacturers in the world knew about the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning in vehicles with keyless ignition systems, but the companies did not disclose the information.

FUTURE TECH August 27, 2015

This nightlight will tell you when your house is on fire

The startup company Leoo is selling a smart smoke detector that acts as nightlight and alerts users' smartphones when smoke or carbon monoxide is detected.

Geek October 27, 2014

Oxygen formation in one new step: Study reveals secret of lifeless Earth

Oxygen may have been formed in the atmosphere of the early Earth, due to a lack of oxygen, a new study reveals.

Animals October 4, 2014

Probe launched for carbon monoxide poisoning in LI mall that kills 1, injures 30

A restaurant manager died and more than 20 others were hospitalized after exposure to high levels of carbon monoxide in a mall in Long Island, New York, over the weekend. Other parts of the mall were evacuated and aired out as precautionary measures.

Society February 24, 2014

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