Skip to comments.USC Researchers Say Pollution May Be Harming Our Brains
Posted on 04/07/2011 10:12:46 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
LOS ANGELES (CBS) New research suggests that pollution in Southern California may be harming our brains.
We already know that pollution can do harm to our lungs, but research from the University of Southern California suggests that residents here are even worse off thanks to our traffic-polluted freeways.
Its not like what you see in smog and the days when you dont get to see the mountains, says Todd Morgan a researcher with USC referring to the type of pollution investigated in the study.
Researchers looked at the smallest of particles that are not visible to the naked eye. Air samples were taken from the 110 Freeway near USC and exposed to mice over a 10 week exposure period, over about 150 hours. The results showed brain damage keeping neurons from developing which could eventually lead to memory loss, even developmental disorders in children. According to researchers there is suggestive evidence, it could happen to us too.
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Something is certainly screwing with the brains in Southern California
Sure, the harebrains in SoCal aren’t responsible themselves.
It must be something else (or somebody else’s fault).
Pollution is destroying our brains. And liberals prove it.
It could explain a lot!
Don’t these experts at USC live in So Cal. Maybe their brains have been damaged.
I think news of flaky pseudo scientific studies are making my brain hurt.
Aww, come on, commie libs. You know you were brain damaged before. Admit it. Bunch of ambulance chasing lawyers will LOVE to get in on this deal.
I know pollen is hurting my brain, it hurts
right now. WHoa.
The riddle of Hollywood is solved!
How can our nations strengths, its youth and vitality,, survive the onslaught of ‘proper thought’ thru indoctrination .. The likes of which has not been seen since Hitler?
It is pervasive AND invasive and seeks to use foreign ideas to reform this Great Experiment We All call Home, all while we fight fanatics masquerading as religious zealots..
Those who allow it to happen are as culpable and some who should know better willingly act in cahoots with the decline generation we are watching surge from sea to shining sea.