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2009-10-27 12:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ghosts and goblins aren't the only spooky things lurking around this Halloween. A new report by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reveals that popular children's face paints contain lead, a potent neurotoxin, as well as nickel, cobalt and chromium, which can cause lifelong skin sensitization and contact dermatitis. Creepier yet, these metals were not listed on any of the product labels, so parents have no way of knowing what children are...

2009-09-23 15:00:00

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Robins Air Force Base (AFB) has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Design for the Environment (DfE) program. This honor is presented to individuals and groups who have made exceptional contributions to the protection of human health and the environment. The base received this acknowledgement for its success in eliminating chromate conversion coatings (CCC) in the pre-treatment of C-5 and C-130 aircraft...

2009-08-12 16:42:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXXI) today announced that on a preliminary and unaudited basis it expects revenues for the fourth quarter ended June 30, 2009 to approximate $5.5 million and that it expects to incur a net loss for the quarter of approximately $4.0 million before giving effect to an impairment charge for intangible assets. Operating profit for the fiscal year is expected to be positive before giving effect to an impairment...

2009-07-27 14:30:00

MONTREAL, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- RealWat Inc. is proud to announce the beta launch of the Ti-Took(TM) platform. Ti-Took is a safe web browsing software solution that integrates minimalist design with innovative technology to deliver a fast, safe, easy and personalized web experience. Named after the tuk-tuk vehicles that carry riders anywhere all day long in east Asian cities and towns, Ti-Took is a simple, trustworthy way of navigating the complex and often dangerous world of the...

2009-07-16 09:00:00

BEIJING, July 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, forecasts that stainless steel security doors will become a new favourite. China is no doubt a huge security door production and consumption country. Amid a booming real estate market and raising awareness of urban residential security, which act as a driving force for the door industry, China is also seeing an increase in demand for more...

2009-07-02 10:48:53

State and federal environmental agencies say testing has uncovered farm soil in northwest Missouri that is contaminated with chromium 6. The Kansas City Star said while agency officials confirmed the contaminated soil discovery at a news conference Wednesday, they downplayed the possibility of related health problems. We'll know a lot more after the next round of testing, Scott Clardy of Missouri's Department of Health and Senior Services said. But at this point in time, we don't expect any...

2009-06-30 06:30:00

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concludes no safety concerns for the use of chromium picolinate in food supplements, in response to Nutrition 21's Application to market Chromax(R) chromium picolinate in Europe. PURCHASE, N.Y., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXXI), the developer and marketer of nutritional supplements under the Iceland Health(R) and Diabetes Essentials brands, announced today that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) released its...

2009-06-19 06:19:03

Quantum criticality in chromium is a stand-in for more complex systems Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago have reached a milestone in the study of emergent magnetism. Studying simple metallic chromium, the joint UC-Argonne team has discovered a pressure-driven quantum critical regime and has achieved the first direct measurement of a "naked" quantum singularity in an elemental magnet. The team was led by University of...

2009-06-03 04:30:00

LONDON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - The Economics of Chromium (11th Edition) - http://www.roskill.com/reports/chromium Demand for chromite increased by an annual average rate of 4% for the period 2000 to 2008, with ferrochrome consumption increasing by the same amount. However, the onset of the economic downturn from mid 2008 has seen demand for chromium plummet, with prices following a similar path. Ferrochrome consumption fell by 3.5% in...

2009-05-21 09:25:00

Ever since the 1940s, chrome has been used to add a protective coating and shiny luster to a wide range of metal products, from bathroom fixtures to car bumpers.Chrome adds beauty and durability, but those features come at a heavy cost. Though it's cheap to produce and harmless to consumers, the industrial process to create it is dangerous for workers and pollutes the environment."People have been trying to replace it for a very long time," says Christopher Schuh, MIT associate professor of...


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2013-02-16 09:42:00

Google Chrome is a freeware web browser that was released as a beta version for Microsoft Windows on September 2, 2008, and fully released on December 11, 2008 as a standalone. As of November 2012, usage share is 35 percent worldwide. A mobile version for Android was released on November 28, 2012. When Google first thought of developing a web browser, chairman Eric Schmidt opposed, but after hiring several developers from Mozilla who built and demonstrated Chrome, he changed his mind....

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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.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
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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