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Plants Clear Indoors of Pollutants, Study Finds

Polluted air is a public health problem, not only outdoors, but indoors as well. Experts say it can be even worse inside because of the variety of household chemicals that emit fumes and irritating particulates. Researchers, however, have found that plants, as part of their carbon exchange cycle, can take up these pollutants, clearing the air in homes.   It makes sense in a way since we could not live without plants. They absorb the carbon dioxide that we exhale, and release the...

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