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Probiotics May Help Keep Bad Germs At Bay
2013-11-04 08:38:08

Virginia Tech Microbes are everywhere – thousands of species are in your mouth, and thousands are in a glass of tap water. The ones in your mouth are mostly harmless – as long as you brush and floss so they don't form a biofilm that allows gum disease a path into the blood stream. Microbes in the tap water delivered by modern water systems in a developed country are also mostly harmless – with some notable exceptions. A team of Virginia Tech researchers is investigating the...

2013-10-30 23:35:11

Life Systems Group has released a new, patent-pending product called LifeTank – designed to provide households with fresh water in the case of a disaster that interrupts water supply. LifeTank is an innovative water system that simultaneously addresses three needs: access to emergency water, ability to isolate from contamination, and continuous replenishment of fresh water without maintenance. Camarillo, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Life Systems Group introduces a new, patent-pending...

2013-10-24 23:22:59

Only 1.39 Liters for Every 1 Liter of Bottled Water – Lowest Among Packaged Beverages Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 The results of a new study released today by the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) show that the amount of water used to produce bottled water products is less than all other types of packaged beverages. On average, only 1.39 liters (1.39L/L) of water is used to produce every one liter of finished bottled water 1. This study was produced by Antea...

2013-10-21 23:02:39

Nearly half a million children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Houston Metro, Texas (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The estimate is based on children with a blood lead level of 5 micrograms per deciliter or higher using data from national surveys conducted in 2007-2008 and 2009-2010. Major sources of lead exposure to U.S. children include lead-based paint...

2013-10-19 23:04:22

Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc, an innovative supplier of water filtration systems for water well systems, has released the new updated version of The Complete Guide to Removing Sediment from Well Water. Santa Cruz, California (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Sand, sediment and turbidity in well water is a widespread problem affecting thousands of wells around the world. Well or spring water can be loaded with sediment, clogging valves, fixtures, and irrigation systems and ruining water...


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Meltwater
2009-07-06 17:15:30

Meltwater is water that is released from melting snow or ice. This includes meltwater from glacial ice and ice shelves over oceans. Meltwater is often produced during volcanic eruptions, and can cause dangerous lahars (landslides of wet volcanic debris). When meltwater pools on the surface rather than draining or flowing away, it forms pools known as melt ponds. Meltwater will often refreeze as the temperature drops. Meltwater can also collect or melt under the ice's surface. Sub-glacial...

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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.