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Learn About the Effects of Thirdhand Smoke: UC Riverside researchers have found that the effects of thirdhand smoke on the lung and brain worsen over time.


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Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have found that thirdhand-smoke (THS) exposure has a significant effect on health as early as one month after initiation of exposure – an effect that worsens with time.THS results when exhaled smoke and smoke emanating from the tip of burning cigarettes gets on surfaces such as clothing, hair, homes, and cars. THS has been shown, in mice, to cause type 2 diabetes, hyperactivity, liver and lung damage, and wound-healing complications.

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Read more about UCR-Led Team Receives $3.2 Million Award to Improve Solar Power Integration

Hamed Mohsenian-Rad, an associate professor of electrical engineering in UCR’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, has been awarded $3.2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to lead a team of researchers who are working to improve the way customer-generated solar power is integrated onto the grid. Once developed, the new energy management system will be deployed at two power system distribution circuits in Riverside, in collaboration with Riverside Public Utilities (RPU).

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