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Babies are at risk from air pollution but some pram designs can help

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Wehner/Plainpicture By Inga Vesper 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, UK, is studying how much pollution babies are exposed to and the pram designs that are best at combating it. The team has found that higher prams are better, because most particle pollution is concentrated in the first metre above road level. On average,