Wearable Nasal Device To Control Air Pollution

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A wearable nasal device that regulates the entry of air pollutants into the lungs has been developed by researchers from Indian Institute of Technology in collaboration with The AIIMS.

The new device named as Airlens, is a two cm device that has the potential to trap pollutants and bring them to safe levels depending on the quality of air outside. This device is simple to use, which can be discarded and does not require to be attached to anything.  The device has been launched by the director of AIIMS Randee Guleria.  Guleria stressed on the important of taking measures to protect the environment from air pollution.

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Airlens can be purchased by applying on persapien.com.

- Akhila Kakarala with inputs from PTI
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