New Delhi half-marathon tries radio waves to beat city’s toxic smog

A runner wearing a face mask for protection from air pollution takes part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, October 21, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – New Delhi’s half-marathon race used ultra high frequency (UHF) radio waves to clear the air for the runners on Sunday, an experimental technique the organizers hope could improve the city’s notorious air quality. India is home to the world’s 14 most polluted cities. Last year the smoke from burning crop waste […]

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