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Researchers develop ‘green liver’ houseplant that cleans the air in your home

Researchers develop ‘green liver’ houseplant that cleans the air in your home Researchers have developed a houseplant that can clean the air in your home. They genetically modified a common houseplant, pothos ivy, to absorb the potentially dangerous compounds chloroform and benzene. The post Researchers develop ‘green liver’ houseplant that …

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Google Street View cars will be roaming around the planet to check our air quality with these sensors – TechCrunch

Google Street View cars will be roaming around the planet to check our air quality with these sensors – TechCrunch Aclima, a San Francisco-based startup building Internet-connected air quality sensors has announced plans to integrate its mobile sensing platform into Google’s global fleet of Street View vehicles. Google uses the …

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Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform – TechCrunch

Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform – TechCrunch Aclima, a San Francisco-based company which builds Internet-connected air quality sensors and runs a software platform to analyze the extracted intel, has closed a $24 million Series A to grow the business including by expanding its headcount …

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Dyson’s new Pure Cool fans are better at both purifying and communicating

Dyson has a few new products it’s revealing today, including the latest Pure Cool line of purifying fans. These fans have built-in air purifying technology, which can detect and weed out pollutants, particulate matter and more of the nasty stuff we sometimes breathe in that we probably should not be …

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