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Physicists Sound Warning To Nail Beauty Fanatics

Physicists Sound Warning To Nail Beauty Fanatics

Provided by Michael Bishop, Institute of Physics The daily trimming of fingernails and toenails to make them more aesthetically pleasing could be detrimental and potentially lead to serious nail conditions. This is according to researchers...

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2014-10-20 12:32:53

CertainTeed, Saint-Gobain to share story behind the sustainable renovation of its new corporate headquarters VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading by example, the Building Science and product innovation experts from CertainTeed will provide a behind the scenes look at the dramatic, sustainable transformation underway at the company's new headquarters during the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo. Plans for the new corporate campus will be the cornerstone of...

2014-10-20 12:21:56

One of the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) global headquarters building here has earned a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design(®) (LEED) Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council(®). At 639,000 square feet, it is among the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio. The LEED green building program ensures buildings conserve energy, water and other...

2014-10-20 12:21:34

First HiMA Trail Completed in St. Petersburg, Russia HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global innovator and producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs), today announced the successful completion of the first road trial of highly modified asphalt (HiMA) technology in St. Petersburg, Russia, which will open to traffic in mid-2015. HiMA is an innovative SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene) polymer technology developed...

2014-10-19 23:01:42

The Twin Cities Residential Construction Fall Report combines current news from the National Association of Home Builders, Northstar MLS and the Minneapolis Home Improvement and Design Expo. The report is prepared by Home Destination, a Twin Cities residential real estate agent with RE/MAX Results, and offers a view on the current supply of new construction homes in the metro. Minneapolis, Twin Cities Minnesota (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Home builders in the Twin Cities find the intensity...

2014-10-18 23:01:29

The Asia-Pacific Bio-based Advanced Phase Change Materials Market is estimated to grow to $39.8 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 26.4% between 2013 and 2018 due to the upcoming technologies in phase change materials adapted by manufacturers in the region for sustainable development http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-bio-based-advanced-phase-change-materials-2552984766.html (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Bio-based Advanced Phase Change Materials Market report...

2014-10-18 23:01:24

1,6-Hexanediol market report focuses on the basis of its applications such as (polyurethanes, coatings, acrylates, adhesives, unsaturated polyester resins, plasticizers, & others) and geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, and ROW) along with forecasting volumes, values, and analyzing trends.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/1-6-hexanediol-hdo-market-1080.html) (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 The report "1,6-Hexanediol Market by Application and By Geography -...

2014-10-18 23:00:37

Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, one of the most distinguished bamboo product suppliers in the global market, has added a new assortment of bamboo floorings to its website. (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, one of the most distinguished bamboo product suppliers in the global market, has added a new assortment of bamboo floorings to its website. For additional information, the firm is offering huge price cuts for worldwide clients now, up to 29 percent off....

2014-10-17 23:06:10

Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a well-known bamboo product supplier, has updated its product line with a new selection of click strand woven bamboo floors. From today until the end of October, all the company’s clients can enjoy a discounted price when they are placing orders on its website. (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a well-known bamboo product supplier, has updated its product line with a new selection of click strand woven bamboo floors. From today...

2014-10-17 23:01:54

Western Computer, a leading reseller of Microsoft Dynamics ERP, will be exhibiting their premiere solution for construction and project management at the Construction Management Association of America’s Conference & Trade Show in San Francisco on October 19 - 21, 2014. Oxnard, California (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 CMAA (Construction Management Association of America ) is the organization for construction management professionals and owners. The National Conference is THE event for the...

2014-10-17 23:00:27

BamboofloorChina.com, a well-known bamboo product manufacturer and retailer, has announced its new collection of bamboo plywoods recently. Additionally, the company has stated that all these useful products are affordable. (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 BamboofloorChina.com, a well-known bamboo product manufacturer and retailer, has announced its new collection of bamboo plywoods recently. Additionally, the company has stated that all these useful products are affordable. They are now offered...


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Eastern Mole, Scalopus aquaticus
2012-05-04 05:50:15

The eastern mole (Scalopus aquaticus) is also known as the common mole, and it is the only mole in its genus. This mole has a very wide range, the largest of any native North American mole ranging from Canada to the eastern areas of the United States, and as far south as Mexico. In the United Sates, this mole can be found in Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, Florida, Louisiana, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. However, it is not found in the Appalachian Mountains. Its Canadian range is limited to the...

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2010-10-04 16:15:56

Staplers, used widely in government, business, offices, and schools, are mechanical devices that join sheets of paper by driving a metal staple through the paper. The first stapler was created for King Louis XV. Each staple was inscribed with the insignia of royal court. George McGill created the predecessor of the modern staple. In 1867, he received a patent for a press to insert his fastener into paper. Henry R. Heyl received a patent for the first machine to both insert and clinch the...

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2005-05-26 10:48:13

Gypsum is a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O. Chemical structure Heating gypsum above approximately 150°C (302°F) partially dehydrates the mineral by driving off exactly 75% of the water contained in its chemical structure. CaSO4·2H2O + heat → CaSO4·½H2O + 1½H2O (steam) The partially dehydrated mineral is called calcium sulfate hemihydrate or calcined gypsum (commonly known as plaster of...

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2005-05-25 19:16:15

Perlite is an amorphous glass mineral of volcanic origin. Typical analysis: 70-75% SiO2, 12-15% Al2O3, Na2O 3-4%, K2O 3-5%, Fe2O3 0,5-2%, MgO 0,2-0,7%, CaO 0,5-1,5% Loss On Ignition 3-5% Properties: When it reaches temperatures of 850"“900 °C, perlite softens (since it is a glass) and water trapped in the structure escapes and this causes the expansion of the material to 7"“15 times its original volume. The expanded material is a brilliant white, due to the reflectivity of the...

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2005-05-25 10:53:46

Vermiculite is a natural mineral which expands with the application of heat. It is formed by hydration of certain basaltic minerals, and is often found in association with asbestos. Mining operations in Libby, Montana were closed in 1990 in response to asbestos contamination. Expanded vermiculite is used as a soil conditioner, as loose-fill insulating and packing material, as an insulating filler for plaster and concrete compounds, and as a carrier for dry handling and slow release of...

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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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