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2014-06-17 12:28:27

Kaiser Decision to Stop Purchasing Furniture with Flame Retardants Based on Products No Longer on Market WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North American Flame

2014-06-02 22:47:20

Conservative fuel treatments designed to reduce fire severity while still providing forest cover and wildlife habitat worked equally as well as more intensive treatments in allowing for the protection of homes during the 2011 Wallow Fire.

2014-06-02 08:27:44

There are important aspects when to insure that a fire damage issue is taken care of properly, and the first one is to hire a certified fire damage firm BALTIMORE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/

2014-05-30 23:05:10

Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., a national construction industry trade association, has named Paul Gibson, a fire sprinkler fitter with Piper Fire Protection, a National Craft Championship

2014-05-21 23:14:08

3 out of 4 US firefighters are volunteers. Support for Firefighters, Inc.

2014-05-19 16:20:32

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The American Helicopter Services And Aerial Firefighting Association (AHSAFA) applauds the decision by the Colorado Legislature to continue contracting

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2014-05-16 09:15:09

Thousands of Southern California residents were forced to flee their homes and San Diego County remained under a state of emergency Thursday as wildfires continued to ravage the region, according to various media reports.

2014-05-13 08:24:49

ASHLAND, Ore., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fire scientists are releasing a new synthesis of the ecological benefits of large wildfires, including those that kill most vegetation in fire-adapted

2014-05-12 20:20:35

SEATTLE, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South King Fire and Rescue's September 11 Memorial will be complete today when Alaska Air Cargo delivers a 150-pound section of Indiana limestone that was

2014-05-06 23:04:19

With emphasis on the operator’s safety, Uniweld Products introduces a flashback arrestor counter-top mat to be displayed at distributor locations. Ft.


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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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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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