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Nest Protect WiFi Smoke Detector
2013-10-08 12:13:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In their ongoing effort to take over the “unloved products” in the home, Tony Fadell’s Nest has just announced their new carbon monoxide and smoke detector, Nest Protect. Rumors began to circulate about this impending product last month following a report from All Things D. For $129, The Nest Protect will connect with Nest’s other product, the WiFi-compatible thermostat. When connected together on the same WiFi network and...

Electricity From Impure Hydrogen
2013-09-18 14:31:28

Brookhaven National Laboratory Brookhaven Lab scientists use simple, 'green' process to create novel core-shell catalyst that tolerates carbon monoxide in fuel cells and opens new, inexpensive pathways for zero-emission vehicles The quest to harness hydrogen as the clean-burning fuel of the future demands the perfect catalysts—nanoscale machines that enhance chemical reactions. Scientists must tweak atomic structures to achieve an optimum balance of reactivity, durability, and...

2013-09-06 23:00:49

Home Security Think Tank Protect America Advises Parents in Observance of National Child Injury Prevention Week Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Home security think tank Protect America, Inc. reminds parents of safety technologies at their disposal in observance of National Child Injury Prevention Week. Hazards in the home are now more avoidable than ever with advancements in wireless security. "Our lives are becoming more intertwined with wireless technology every day,"...

California’s Massive Rim Fire Dissected By NASA's 'Eyes'
2013-08-28 07:25:40

NASA The Rim Fire burning in and near Yosemite National Park in California continues to grow and move its way up in the record books. As of Aug. 27, CAL FIRE (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) reports that the fire, which started Aug. 17, had consumed nearly 180,000 acres, making it the seventh largest wildfire in California’s recorded history. The fire is one of 10 active major wildfires burning across California as of Aug. 27. New satellite images from NASA’s...

2013-08-21 10:34:33

"Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is a significant U.S. health problem, responsible for approximately 500 accidental deaths annually, and a risk of 18 percent to 35 percent for cognitive brain injury 1 year after poisoning. Most morbidity and mortality from CO poisoning is believed to be preventable through public education and CO alarm use. States have been enacting legislation mandating residential CO alarm installation. However, as of December 2012, 10 of the 25 states with statutes...

2013-08-19 10:38:07

Research calling for the use of a wearable computing system installed in a helmet to protect construction workers from carbon monoxide poisoning, a serious lethal threat in this industry, has garnered the Virginia Tech investigators a Best Paper Award from a prestigious scientific and engineering community. This award will be presented at the August 17-21, 2013 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Conference on Automation Science and Engineering. Carbon monoxide...

2013-08-07 23:21:29

InventHelp®, America’s Leading Inventor Service Company, attempts to submit an invention, Duel Co & Smoke Detector, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 "I thought that there had to be a better way to protect a building's occupants from smoke and carbon monoxide, which is what led me to invent this system," said an inventor from North Chicago, Ill. He developed the DUEL CO & SMOKE DETECTOR to automatically detect smoke and carbon...


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