Measuring air quality with clever chemistry

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Life-saving sensors

debbie silvester-dean in front of a living room with a smart air quality monitor
Debbie Silvester-Dean is Professor of Chemistry at Curtin University, Perth. Illustration by Mark Blazewicz (background credit: Eoneren / Getty).

A phone alert when the quality of the air you’re breathing has become unhealthy or downright dangerous? We’d like to see that.

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