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2013-03-02 08:15:19

NASA researchers have begun a series of flights using the agency's DC-8 flying laboratory to study the effects of alternate biofuel on engine performance, emissions and aircraft-generated contrails at altitude. The Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS) research involves flying the DC-8 as high as 40,000 feet while an instrumented NASA Falcon HU-25 aircraft trails behind at distances ranging from 300 feet to more than 10 miles. "We believe this study will...

2012-10-13 04:02:58

In 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency issued strict regulations associated with the exhaust emissions standards for vehicles and heavy machinery. The Nashville based DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) supplier, Parman Energy is the only marketer with a dedicated Diesel Exhaust Fluid supply. Along with this service they have developed a useful guide for proper management and maintenance of DEF equipment. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 Higher regulations and standards on engine...

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2012-06-13 11:52:08

Asbestos, secondhand smoke and mustard gas are all dangerous to our health, potentially causing life-threatening lung cancer; and now we can add diesel exhaust fumes to that list, according to the cancer arm of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday. The overall risk of getting cancer from the exhaust fumes is small, but since so many people breathe them in, in some way, an expert panel said raising the status of diesel exhaust from group 2A (possible carcinogen) to group 1...

2012-03-05 10:58:28

The exhaust fumes from gasoline vehicles contribute more to the production of a specific type of air pollution-secondary organic aerosols (SOA)-than those from diesel vehicles, according to a new study by scientists from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) and other colleagues. "The surprising result we found was that it wasn't diesel engines that were contributing the most to the organic aerosols in LA,"...

2011-07-14 13:16:48

Tiny chemical particles emitted by diesel exhaust fumes could raise the risk of heart attacks, research has shown Tiny chemical particles emitted by diesel exhaust fumes could raise the risk of heart attacks, research has shown. Scientists have found that ultrafine particles produced when diesel burns are harmful to blood vessels and can increase the chances of blood clots forming in arteries, leading to a heart attack or stroke. The research by the University of Edinburgh measured the impact...

2011-07-04 05:00:00

SINGAPORE, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), announced today that its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), recently introduced China's first prototype diesel engine compliant with Euro VI emission standards. As China's first Euro VI-compliant automotive diesel engine, GYMCL's heavy-duty model YC6L-60 diesel engine has set another milestone in its history of...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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