Latest Carbon monoxide Stories

2014-08-25 16:20:57

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling all middle schoolers! CPSC is hosting a poster contest on carbon monoxide safety. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Have you ever heard of carbon monoxide? CO is a poisonous gas. It's also called the invisible killer, because you can't see or smell it, and it takes the lives of many people each year. You can get CO poisoning from: -- A car left running in the garage -- The gas furnace in your home...

Distant Galaxy Shows Evidence Of A 'Red And Dead' Future
2014-07-10 13:45:41

John P. Millis, Ph.D. for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When galaxies first form they are dominated by gas that, over time, lays the foundation for stars. As more stars form the gas becomes locked up in stellar objects and their core remnants, such as white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes. Eventually, the gas will become depleted, leaving behind a cold dead galaxy. This process, however, can look different for varying galaxy types, and astronomers have been looking to...

2014-06-30 23:05:06

ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale a carbon monoxide detection technology from Clear The Air Now, LLC that senses the presence of unsafe levels of carbon monoxide and triggers a series of transmittable, wireless actions. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale a carbon monoxide detection technology from Clear The Air Now, LLC that senses the presence of unsafe levels of carbon monoxide and triggers a series of transmittable, wireless actions...

Nest Smoke Detector Returns With A More Affordable Price
2014-06-17 13:02:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sales of Nest's smoke and carbon monoxide detectors were put on hold in April, but this week were back on sale at a new lower $99 price. The Google-owned company announced early Tuesday that the Nest Protect Wi-Fi-based smoke and carbon monoxide detector was back on the market. Sales of the devices were halted over concerns with a feature that could enable users to silence the alarm and actually keep it from doing its job properly. At...

2014-04-08 13:03:16

More public safety education needed to decrease unintentional poisoning during and after heavy storms, according to new data published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine While preventable, carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious and sometimes fatal condition. Large weather events, such as snowstorms and heavy storms that cause power outages, can lead to an increase in the number of reported carbon monoxide exposures. Researchers from Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut...

2014-03-24 23:22:13

Company Also Reminds Customers of Importance of Carbon Monoxide Safety Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 As the spring thaw begins – following a record cold winter season for the Northeast – National Grid reminds customers what actions they should take if they suspect a natural gas leak and how to avoid exposure to potentially deadly carbon monoxide. This winter hasn’t just been hard on those of us trying to stay warm. The frigid temperatures, and now the current season of...

Cheaper Methanol Production From New Catalyst
2014-03-03 08:59:49

By Mark Shwartz, Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University An international research team has discovered a potentially clean, low-cost way to convert carbon dioxide into methanol, a key ingredient in the production of plastics, adhesives and solvents, and a promising fuel for transportation. Scientists from Stanford University, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Technical University of Denmark combined theory and experimentation to identify a new nickel-gallium...

2014-02-21 23:02:56

Westin Baltimore Washington Airport - Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning, Class Action Lawsuit filed. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The law firm of DISCEPOLO LLP has filed a Class Action Lawsuit alleging negligence against the Westin Baltimore Washington Airport - BWI Hotel on behalf of the injured guests who suffered carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning during the Valentine’s Weekend (2/15/14-2/16/14). The Class Action is McKisset, et al. v. Brentwood BWI One LLC, filed in the Circuit...

2014-01-31 23:32:42

How to protect yourself and your family from the silent killer with the Pocket CO from KWJ Engineering. Newark, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Heating season is upon us, and that means ring up the furnace in our homes and places of work, and in many cases, for the rst time. But this also means that boiliers are being turned on in your childrens’ schools as well. Several recent events have brought a concern to light: SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KTHV) - Officials in northwest Arkansas said a carbon...

2014-01-16 16:22:37

- Vivint safeguards nearly 80,000 customers across Canada from burglary, fire, and carbon monoxide. PROVO, Utah, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint(TM), the largest home automation services company in North America, protects homes and families in Canada through a combination of 24x7x365 monitoring and smart security technology. Customers with Vivint security systems are safeguarded against burglary, fire, intrusion, and even unseen threats like carbon monoxide. (Logo:...

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