You can barely see this construction worker for dust. His lack of protective face mask puts him at risk of silicosis and other lung diseases.
We're seeing the resurgence of an old lung disease in people who make and install the type of engineered stone product you might find in your kitchen or bathroom.
Coal dust can harm marine environments.
AAP Image/Dan Peled
Coal dust and oil can spread toxic chemicals hundreds of kilometres out to sea. But Australia's monitoring guidelines do not meet the standards used in countries such as the United States.
Pregnant women in three Australian cities are not told that lead exposure during pregnancy is linked to miscarriage and early delivery.
Parents in three Australian states are being given misleading advice about the dangers of lead to babies and small children – including failing to warn pregnant women about miscarriage risks.
Latest observations suggest that cometary dust could be blocking light from strangely twinkling star.
Dust from pulverised comets rather than an alien megastructure could explain odd flicker of distant star.
Hair as helpers in the quest for cleanliness.
Cleanliness is next to godliness. Did you know hairiness is a part of the equation as well?