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2014-06-02 23:10:59

AttiCare, Insulation contractors service company in New Jersey, announces safer Insulation Removal services. Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Many factors can lead to the need for attic insulation removal. Wet, moldy, dusty, feces- and chemical-laden insulation can be hazardous to the health of the family. Cellulose insulation in particular needs to be removed by a professional because cellulose absorbs moisture when the humidity is high; it gains weight, settles, and loses its R value....

2014-06-02 23:08:02

New Portable SDI Kits Enable Easy, Accurate Measurements to Predict Membrane Fouling Kent, WA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Sterlitech Corporation is adding new product options to its line of silt density index (SDI) testing devices. Sterlitech is offering these all-in-one units in response to the industry’s demand for a convenient and durable on-site tool for measuring the fouling capacity of the feed water used in reverse osmosis systems. Silt density index testing quantifies the amount of...

2014-06-02 22:42:13

Brigham and Women's Hospital Scientists use 3D printing to successfully address the ongoing challenge of making artificial blood vessels The tangled highway of blood vessels that twists and turns inside our bodies, delivering essential nutrients and disposing of hazardous waste to keep our organs working properly has been a conundrum for scientists trying to make artificial vessels from scratch. Now a team from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has made headway in fabricating blood...

2014-06-02 16:22:19

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Separation Systems for Commercial Biotechnologyhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/biotechnology/separation_systems_commercial_biotechnology.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThis market research report provides a comprehensive sizing, analysis and forecast of the global market for the commercial applications of biotechnology separation systems.The report will review global markets for...

2014-06-02 16:22:16

ST. LOUIS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We believe that everyone deserves access to low-cost electricity, and everyone wants the air to be a bit cleaner every day. Advanced coal-fueled electricity is essential to these twin goals. It's no surprise that coal's market share of U.S. generation has expanded greatly in the past two years, given its role as the most reliable and affordable baseload fuel. During the bitter-cold winter months, coal provided a stunning 90 percent of...

2014-06-02 08:23:43

- Cheniere and Gas Natural Fenosa sign SPA for LNG sales from Corpus Christi Train 2 HOUSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheniere Energy, Inc. ("Cheniere") (NYSE MKT: LNG) announced today that its subsidiary, Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC ("Corpus Christi Liquefaction"), has entered into a liquefied natural gas ("LNG") sale and purchase agreement ("SPA") with Gas Natural Fenosa LNG SL ("Gas Natural Fenosa") under which Gas Natural Fenosa has agreed to purchase approximately...

2014-06-02 08:22:43

Shale gas exploitation by the means of hydraulic fracturing has made the headlines for the right and wrong reasons. With the already significant fracking industry set for further expansion in the US, the demand to process the large volumes of produced wastewater is mounting. DURHAM, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The number of hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking) shale oil and gas wells in the United States of America and across the world continues to increase. The Bakken...

2014-05-31 23:01:37

Operating data from an installation of seawater desalination units that employ memsys’ membrane distillation technology indicates a significant net gain in energy production from the diesel generators that power the system. The net result is an overall reduction in fuel consumption for the same amount of power generation while at the same time desalinating water. Singapore (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 Operating data from an installation of seawater desalination units that employ memsys’...

2014-05-30 23:13:24

State of the art electronic sensors and controllers monitor cooling systems and reduce risk of thermal damage to outside plant telecommunications equipment. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Asymblix, a leader in outside plant thermal solutions, announces the launch of the new HXFlo air speed sensor for use in the patented Asymblix1400 Watt heat exchangers. The HXFlo actively monitors the speed and volume of air moving within the heat exchanger’s outer loop to provide greater insight...

2014-05-29 12:23:25

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next week, President Obama is expected to announce Clean Air Act regulation that will cut carbon pollution from the nation's existing power plants. In two studies scheduled for release in June, Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) shows that the President's plans should pose little risk for the U.S. economy or energy system, and actually may present significant opportunities. Using a model that assumes coal-fired power plants...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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