On January 06, 2019, Dr. Luz Claudio discussed how genetically modified houseplant could effectively reduce the levels of several common indoor air pollutants in Healthline article. Researchers from the University of Washignton genetically modified the pothos ivy to help remove volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the air in homes at useful rates, according to a new study published in the journal of Environmentl Science and Technology. Air Pollution is a major contributing facor in diseases, including cardiovascular disease, respiratory diseases such as asthma, and potentially brain development in children,” said Dr. Claudio. “We have better control of the environment inside our homes, so it’s worth having clean air indoors as much as possible,” Dr. Claudio said. To read the full article click here.