Researchers to teach Chinatown residents on risks of highway pollution

華埠靠近90號高速公路。國家健康協會贊助一個兩年研究評估,了解公路污染對人的健康影響。(圖片由黃靈美攝。)
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded $450,000 to a team of researchers from UMass Boston, UMass Lowell and Tufts University to develop a computer-visualization tool that will help educate residents in Boston’s Chinatown about the health hazards of traffic-related air pollution from the city’s highways. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has recently awarded a multidisciplinary team of researchers from UMass Boston, UMass Lowell and Tufts University $450,000 in funding to develop a computer-visualization tool that would help educate residents in Boston’s Chinatown about the health hazards of traffic-related air pollution from the city’s highways. Continue reading