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Pollution Turning India’s Famed Taj Mahal Yellow

A new study has identified the pollutants that are causing the marble of India’s iconic Taj Mahal to turn yellow. The discoloration of the white marble has long been a concern, but the latest study could help in drawing up more targeted measures to protect the 360-year-old famed monument of love. Researchers say years of burning fossil fuels, biomass and garbage as well as dust has left behind carbon deposits which are turning the white marble dome and minarets of the Taj Mahal brownish...

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