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Prof Ian Shaw on dangerous dust

John Kerr posted in on November 11th, 2014.

Writing in the Press, University of Canterbury toxicology Professor Ian Shaw outlines the risk associated with dust thrown up by the ongoing rebuild in Christchurch. An excerpt (read in full here): As we reshape our city and demolish a large number of buildings in the process we are creating a gritty, dusty environment that is […]

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Risk of respiratory illness as blanket of dust descends

Peter Griffin posted in on September 23rd, 2009.

Sydneysiders are dealing with the fallout from one of the biggest dust storms to hit the city in decades. Our colleagues at the Australian Science Media Centre in Adelaide gathered comment from scientists across the Tasman. Feel free to use these quotes if you are following the story. Dr Phillip Thompson is Director of the […]

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