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2014-10-28 08:26:21

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and GRINNELL, Iowa, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 21(st) the Grinnell Regional Medical Center celebrated the new Paul W. Ahrens Fitness Center with an open house celebration. Nearly 400 people attended the day-long event with a range of activities showcasing the new facility and its state of the art equipment and programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154646 Products made from CuVerro® bactericidal copper alloy touch surfaces were featured...

2014-07-10 12:26:36

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Copper Pipe and Tube Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecastshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2192400/Global-Copper-Pipe-and-Tube-Market-to-2018---Market-Size-Top-10-Countries-Trends-and-Forecasts.html This industry data report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for copper pipes and...

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2014-06-18 12:32:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Copper used in brass doorknobs and faucet handles has an antimicrobial effect, but when the hands touching these objects are sweaty – the effect can be mitigated, according to a new study in the journal Applied Surface Science. "The antimicrobial effect of copper has been known for hundreds of years,” said study author John Bond, a forensic scientist from the University of Leicester, in a recent statement. “It is thought to occur...

2014-04-30 12:24:21

In response to new legislation, the Copper Development Association offers a new resource for those working with lead-free copper alloys NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Copper Development Association (CDA), a trade association representing the U.S. copper tube and fittings industry, today announces the launch of the latest video in its 'Do it Proper With Copper' series: Soldering of No-Lead Copper Alloy Fittings, Valves and Components. The educational video serves as a...

2014-01-24 08:21:59

Patient care research institute highlights Antimicrobial Copper in annual Hospital C-Suite Watch List NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. based non-profit health organization dedicated to researching the best approaches to patient care has listed Antimicrobial Copper as one of the top 10 technologies to watch in its 2014 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List. Copper earned this distinction from the ECRI Institute less than one year after a groundbreaking study found that copper kills...


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2005-05-26 11:10:00

Copper is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cu and atomic number 29. Notable characteristics Copper is a reddish-coloured metal, with a high electrical and thermal conductivity (among pure metals at room temperature, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity). Copper may well be the oldest metal in use, as copper artifacts dating to 8700 BC have been found. Besides being part of various ores, copper can be found in the metallic form (i.e. native copper)...

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2005-05-25 10:26:23

Zinc is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Notable characteristics Zinc is a moderately reactive metal that will combine with oxygen and other non-metals, and will react with dilute acids to release hydrogen. The one common oxidation state of zinc is +2. Applications Zinc is the fourth most common metal in use, trailing only iron, aluminium, and copper in annual production. - Zinc is used to galvanize metals such as steel to...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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