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2012-04-19 22:20:09

HONG KONG, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company", NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883) today announced that the Company has made another successful discovery Dongfang (DF)13-2 in high-temperature and high-pressure natural gas reservoir in Yinggehai following the successful appraisal of the middle formation of DF 13-1 gas field in 2010. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200701301659.jpg ) The new discovery DF13-2 is located in the north of central sag in Yinggehai Basin of...

2012-04-19 21:02:30

Researchers may have found a way to protect us against otherwise deadly chemical attacks, such as the subway sarin incident in Tokyo that left thirteen people dead and thousands more injured or with temporary vision problems. The method is based on a new and improved version of a detoxifying enzyme produced naturally by our livers, according to the report in the April 2012 issue of Chemistry & Biology, a Cell Press publication. "The sarin attack in Tokyo in 1995 demonstrated that both...

2012-04-10 14:20:13

Mineta Transportation Institute's free research report amalgamates diverse data SAN JOSE, Calif., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released its newest research report, Carnage Interrupted: An Analysis of Fifteen Terrorist Plots Against Public Surface Transportation, which examines several factors in 13 plots that authorities uncovered and foiled before attacks could be carried out. It also presents an additional two...

2012-03-30 06:20:08

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Block MEMS has been awarded a contract by the Department of Defense's Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) to provide its LaserScan(TM) Analyzer for evaluation in the Multi-Mission Multi-Threat Detection (M3TD) Technology Evaluation program. The goal of the M3TD program is to evaluate currently available technology for chemical detection and the potential to meet future capability requirements. Petros...

2012-03-27 02:20:13

FREDERICA, Del., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ILC Dover, the manufacturer of innovative protective equipment for the most demanding applications including spacesuits for NASA and gas masks for the military, announced today that the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has approved its SCape(® )CO/CBRN(30) Escape Mask. This easy to use respirator is the only one of its kind that meets the stringent NIOSH standards for an escape respirator that can be used for 30...

2012-03-14 21:28:46

New American Chemical Society podcast The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) award-winning "Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions" podcast series describes the development of a new test that could help track down and prosecute terrorists. Amid concerns about the threat of terrorist attacks, scientists have been seeking better protection for the U.S. and other nations. One such team has developed a technique that could help authorities catch terrorists and put them...

2012-03-14 09:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemring Detection Systems ("CDS") a Chemring Group ("Chemring") company, announced a $9M contract award to supply biological detection systems to the Japanese Ministry of Defense. The award was made by Marubeni Aerospace Corporation. The systems will be installed in the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) NBC Reconnaissance Vehicle. The system is a variant of the US DOD Joint Biological Point Detection System (JBPDS) and was approved...

2012-03-05 12:50:00

MALVERN, Pa., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SEMI-GAS® Systems, a division of Applied Energy Systems, Inc, and a manufacturer of industry-leading ultra-high purity gas source and distribution systems, announced that its Xturion(TM) Hybrix won the 2012 Golden Gas Award presented by Gases & Instrumentation International Magazine in the gas handling category. This year's competition attracted more than 60 entries in nine categories. Products were rated on their ability to solve...

2012-03-02 13:09:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Block MEMS has been awarded a major contract from Johns Hopkins University in support of the Department of Defense intelligence community to develop and supply miniaturized, handheld versions of its battery operated Portable Hazard Observation System (PORTHOS(TM)). PORTHOS is a man portable passive Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectrometer (http://blockeng.com/products/porthos.html). Under this contract Block will develop and supply a...

2012-01-31 06:13:17

Chemists of the University Jena reveal how algae delete unwanted 'competitors' Every morning when the sun comes up, the ocean ground is radically cleaned. As soon as the first rays of sunlight find their way into the water, the microalgae "Nitzschia cf pellucida" start their deadly 'morning hygiene'. The algae, the size of only some few micrometers, wrap themselves and their surroundings in a highly toxic poison: cyanogen bromide, a chemical relative of hydrocyanic acid, although much more...


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2010-10-26 18:19:25

A gas mask is designed to go over the face to protect the wearer from inhaling "airborne pollutants". The mask seals the nose and mouth and many times covers other soft tissues of the face. Some have respirators. Most gas masks provide protection from gaseous and particulate and are often used by riot police and rioters alike. They are also used by graffiti artists to protect them from the fumes. The original design had two small glass eye windows that were thick in order from keeping the...

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