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Which prams avoid the most pollution?

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High prams with canopies that shield a baby’s head could go some way towards reducing exposure to dangerous particle pollution.

By kitting out prams with air quality sensors and taking them for a stroll, a team at the University of Surrey are studying how much pollution babies are exposed to and the pram designs that do the best to combat it.

They’ve found that higher prams are better, as most particle pollution concentrates at the first metre above road level. Children in prams breathe at an average height …

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