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2013-04-12 13:27:44

Work on Criegee intermediate published in Science magazine Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories' Combustion Research Facility, the University of Manchester, Bristol University, University of Southampton and Hong Kong Polytechnic have successfully measured reaction rates of a second Criegee intermediate, CH3CHOO, and proven that the reactivity of the atmospheric chemical depends strongly on which way the molecule is twisted. The measurements will provide further insight into...

2013-01-09 05:00:33

Beginning January 1, 2013, all multi-family homes will be required to have carbon-monoxide detectors. To make sure that landlords are in full compliance with this law, information can be found at http://www.hcd.ca.gov/codes/shl/infobulls/IB2011-01.pdj Orange, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 As of July 1, 2011, California State Senate Bill 183 was signed into law, which requires all Landlords to install carbon- monoxide detectors in their single-family homes. This bill requires detectors in each...


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2010-09-27 17:09:09

A Bunsen burner produces a single open gas flame; it is commonly found in labs - used for heating, sterilization, and combustion. Robert Bunsen, in 1852, was hired at the University of Heidelberg and promised a new laboratory building. Heidelberg had just started installing coal-gas street lighting which provided light but not necessarily heat. Laboratory lamps, at the time, left much to be desired regarding economy and simplicity. The desire was to maximize the temperature and minimize...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'