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2013-05-22 23:24:02

CampingSurvival.com has announced the release of Solo Scientific's latest wilderness survival invention, the Tinder Hot Box Solar Fire Starter. This brand new product has both a tinder storage box that can start a fire, as well as a signal mirror inside the cover, enabling it to also be used as signaling device. Fulton, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 CampingSurvival.com has announced the release of Solo Scientific's latest wilderness survival invention, the Tinder Hot Box Solar Fire Starter. This...

Wildfire Climate Interactions Pose Long Term Problems
2013-05-22 10:46:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Forest Service voiced its concern on Tuesday over the atmospheric effects of wildfire emissions on climate change, saying the issue is of great importance to scientists and policymakers alike. The warnings are particularly important given recent projections of an average 50-percent increase in wildfires across the US — and over 100 percent in some areas of the West — by 2050, the Service said. The agency...

2013-05-16 23:31:14

Electrical fires pose hazards not found with regular fires. A restoration provider offers tips on dealing with these unusual and dangerous blazes. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage and fire restoration services in the United States, is offering tips on handling the threat posed by electrical fires. These fires are extremely dangerous and in many cases the normal methods for extinguishing a blaze may only serve to aggravate the...

Satellites See Potential Wildfire Threats In SoCal
2013-05-14 08:26:11

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An ongoing project using NASA and Indian satellite data has identified two factors that are creating a potentially volatile Southern California wildfire season. Scientists from NASA´s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Chapman University have tracked the relationship between rainfall and the growth and drying-out of vegetation in recent months, during what has been an abnormally dry year. The data shows that the...

How Plants Benefit From Forest Fires
2013-04-30 11:18:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Forest fires are a major cause of plant death and destruction, but they can also be a source of life as some dormant seeds begin to germinate in the aftermath of a raging inferno. Previous research has shown chemicals in the smoke of burning trees called karrikins“¯are responsible for this phoenix-like rebirth. Now, a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has described new details on the mechanism...


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2010-09-27 17:09:09

A Bunsen burner produces a single open gas flame; it is commonly found in labs - used for heating, sterilization, and combustion. Robert Bunsen, in 1852, was hired at the University of Heidelberg and promised a new laboratory building. Heidelberg had just started installing coal-gas street lighting which provided light but not necessarily heat. Laboratory lamps, at the time, left much to be desired regarding economy and simplicity. The desire was to maximize the temperature and minimize...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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