People Of Color Live With More Air Pollution

On average nationally, people of color are exposed to 38 percent higher levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) outdoor air pollution compared to white people, and the gap is associated with higher deaths from heart disease for non-whites.

Odor Receptors Discovered in Lungs

Unlike nose receptors, the newly discovered class of cells expressing olfactory receptors in human lungs are programed to send signals to the brain to release hormones that cause airway constriction.