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2011-08-17 13:24:42

Five days after the Twin Towers collapsed, two geoscientists boarded a plane from Denver to New York City. They were part of a team that would use remote sensing techniques to categorize the hazards that might affect the rescue workers, civilians and survivors of the terrorist attacks. One of their immediate tasks involved identifying long-burning fires under the rubble. A second was to create a compositional profile of the debris cloud that resulted from the devastation. Part of the project...

2011-08-13 00:00:32

Living Direct, Inc. announces the launch of AirPurifierPro.com a comprehensive new resource for air purifier information and online shopping. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 11, 2011 Living Direct, Inc. has developed AirPurifierPro.com to help shoppers select the right home air purifier for their needs. The site offers detailed buyer's guides about air purifiers, as well as specifics on models and the best uses for each one. AirPurifierPro.com has a wide selection of air purifiers, including odor...

2011-08-09 09:40:00

JONESBORO, Ark., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) has produced a video that describes how the company's dust collection products and capabilities can help factories be safer, more productive and more energy-efficient. The video can be viewed at (http://www.youtube.com/user/CamfilFarrAPC?feature=mhee#p/u/2/r3lPq7qY3TU). The 9-1/2 minute video includes an overview of Camfil Farr APC capabilities - including engineering services, application and technical...

2011-07-21 07:20:00

BRAINTREE, Mass., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At AllergyBuyersClub.com, many customers ask what exactly an air purifier can and can't do for them. The following is a list of common myths about air purifiers that are explained: Myth 1. Air purifiers mean that you will not have to ever dust again. Sorry, but you will still have to get out a Hepa vacuum cleaner and dusting cloth to dust your furniture and floors to be completely free of dust. Myth 2. If you have allergies, air purifiers...

2011-07-05 23:36:16

The last of seven cotton gins is being tested this year as the fieldwork for a major 4-year cotton gin dust sampling project draws to a close. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists organized the project to intensively sample emissions from seven cotton gins across the Cotton Belt. Mike Buser, formerly with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Cotton Production and Processing Research Unit in Lubbock, Texas, and now with Oklahoma State University at Stillwater, began the project...

2011-06-30 01:16:26

Green facades and roofs are a current trend in building. Researcher Marc Ottel© focused specifically on facades and sees considerable benefits in creating vertical vegetation. Among other things, the plants help to absorb hazardous fine dust from the air. Ottel© obtained his doctorate from TU Delft on this subject on Tuesday, 28 June 2011. Air pollution According to Ottel©, 'So-called vertical greenery is becoming an increasingly attractive option in designing modern buildings....

2011-06-22 00:00:34

Rabbit Air, Los Angeles-based Air Purifier Manufacturer, collaborates with Paul Frank Industries to develop the child friendly MinusA2 Paul Frank Edition HEPA air purifier. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 Rabbit Air Purifiers announces the release of its MinusA2 Paul Frank Edition Ultra Quiet Air Purifier, a variation on its most popular model, but with the friendly face of Paul Frank Industries' lovable monkey Julius. This special edition air purifier offers Rabbit Air's impeccable...

2011-06-21 14:58:00

BRAINTREE, Mass., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dust mites are microscopic creatures that live in mattresses and upholstery and the unprepared home or apartment can be the host to millions of them, causing red and itchy eyes, difficulty breathing, sneezing and congestion. Your first step in dust mite control is to keep your home cool and at a humidity level below 50%. Dust mite covers that encase your mattress, box spring and pillows and made of comfortable, breathable fabrics should be...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical (NYSE: KWR) - a global leader in process fluids - has developed an innovative, effective dust suppression system for the Mining industry. Dust is not only a health risk for mine workers, but its suppression is a continuous and costly activity for mine owners. Quaker's dust suppression product line is an effective means for the mining industry to manage resources (water) and lessen health risks and environmental concerns...

2011-06-04 00:00:29

Sylvane, a trusted provider of high-quality air treatment solutions since 2000, proudly announces the addition of Dyson products to its extensive online catalog. Sylvane's Dyson offerings include the company's award-winning vacuums and powerful bladeless fans. Like all Sylvane product offerings, Dyson products are known for their innovative designs and technologies that help boost their ease of use, energy efficiency and overall effectiveness. Roswell, GA (PRWEB) June 03, 2011 Sylvane, an...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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