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New device helps treat pulmonary hypertension

San Francisco - A new device, the Third Pole is able to generate nitric oxide (NO) from the air that can help improve oxygenation and treat pulmonary hypertension a common problem among some newborns.

U.S. 'laughing gas' emissions cause concern

Emissions of nitrous oxide ('laughing gas') generated from agriculture in the U.S. has been underestimated by 40 percent, according to a recent study.

Warning over 'laughing gas' drug craze

London - A health warning has been issued across the U.K., via local authorities, about the dangers of inhaling "laughing gas." The gas — mostly used in medicine — has become a popular recreational drug, known for its relaxing effects.

Police have last laugh in Marbella 'nitrous oxide' arrests

Marbella - Three British expats have been detained by Spanish police for distributing nitrous oxide (or laughing gas) in balloons at a bar in Marbella, popular resort on the Costa del Sol, Spain.

Oceans Are Releasing More and More Nitrous Oxide, Which Is 300 Times As Strong As CO2

More authoritative research results have been released on the role the earth's oceans play in global warming. This time, a scientists has studied nitrous oxide production in the seas. Nitrous oxide is 300 more lethal for the environment than CO2.

Dentist Office Loses Two Tanks of Nitrous Oxide in Break In

With local colleges back in session, a pattern is emerging. Nitrous Oxide tanks were stolen from a dentist's office for the third time in 15 years, coinciding with the return of students to the area.

Global warming: Destroy all earthworms

Global warming remains controversial, and the human origins of the phenomenon, if it exists at all, even more. On top of that, it is becoming clear that humans are far from the only elements that have to be taken into account in climate models.

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Satirical cartoon depicting the use of nitrous oxide (laughing gas).
Satirical cartoon depicting the use of nitrous oxide (laughing gas).

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