Latest Dust Stories

2010-07-07 11:00:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The record-setting heat hitting the east coast provides the perfect breeding ground for dust mites, making it an extremely difficult week for those who suffer from asthma, eczema or indoor allergies.

2010-07-06 06:14:35

JAXA said Monday that its Hayabusa space probe, which returned to Earth last month, collected “minute particles” of what it hopes is asteroid dust from the potato-shaped Itokawa asteroid.

2010-06-30 09:40:00

JONESBORO, Ark., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading producer of dust and fume collectors to clean up industrial processes, has opened five regional sales and service offices across the country for enhanced support of customers nationwide.

2010-06-24 14:25:00

JAXA announced today that it has found traces of gas in a capsule thought to contain asteroid dust that was brought back to Earth after a multi-billion-mile space journey.

2010-06-17 09:41:00

GULLANE, Scotland, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A next-generation new carpet has been launched that cleans indoor air, one of the most significant health risks of the modern world. The new carpet from DESSO, the international carpet manufacturer, will be particularly welcomed by the world's estimated 300 million asthma sufferers, who are most at risk from poor indoor air quality. The most important risk factors for developing asthma are a combination of genetic predisposition and environmental...

2010-05-20 09:55:00

NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advertising Council, in partnership with the U.S.

2010-05-18 09:59:00

WALLWIJK, The Netherlands, May 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Indoor Air Quality Often Substandard Carpet manufacturer DESSO has introduced a new type of carpet specially developed to improve the air quality inside buildings.

2010-05-18 09:15:03

The air we breathe doesn't always come from our own backyard. In fact, sometimes it doesn't even come from our neighbors.

2010-05-05 07:38:14

Vast dust storms that dump millions of tons of topsoil from the Australian outback as far afield as Canberra, Sydney, the Great Barrier Reef, New Zealand and New Caledonia, with small amounts even reaching Antarctica, may also be a possible source of disease for people, crops and animals.

2010-04-29 15:33:00

Residents, Businesses Encouraged to Reduce Air Pollution HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Friday, April 30, in the Liberty/Clairton region in Allegheny County. The Liberty/Clairton region includes Clairton, Glassport, Liberty, Lincoln and Port Vue boroughs.

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  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
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