Chemists look for ways to assess and improve indoor air quality

In a city teeming with traffic, it’s common to smell exhaust and other air pollutants on the street. But air pollution doesn’t always stay outside. Fluctuations in outdoor air quality can cause changes in indoor air pollution, which can lead to respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and can adversely affect pregnancies, according to the National Institutes of Health.

COVID-19 news conference

PHOTO BY: BRYCE RICHTER Chancellor Rebecca Blank speaks during a press conference addressing the COVID-19 measures being taken by UW–Madison, which was held in the UW Police and Security Facility. She is accompanied by Jake Baggott, …