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Ancient industrial pollution found in riverbed

Analysis of a dry riverbed in Jordan as revealed 7,000-year-old pollution causes by copper smelting. The discovery highlights the point in time when humans started to make tools out of metal rather than stone, University of Waterloo anthropology professor Russell Adams said. "These populations were experimenting with fire, experimenting with pottery and

Ancient Egyptians were exposed to pollution

New research has found evidence in mummies that show ancient Egyptians were exposed to air polution. They have found particulates in the lungs of all the mummies, including a 1,800-year-old one found in Dakhleh Oasis, a remote outpost in so uthwest Egypt that supports the evidence. Particulates or tiny microscopic particles that