British students invent a device that captures tire dust

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A group of students in Britain have invented a way of capturing tyre dust – a major contributor to air and water pollution – as a car drives along, winning them this year’s James Dyson Award in the UK. Tiny particles of rubber from tyres are responsible for nearly half of road transport particulate emissions, according to the UK government, and they are the second largest source of microplastic pollutant in oceans after single-use plastic. “Everyone focuses on air pollution being directly from

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