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World’s Multi-billion Dollar Foundry Industry May Soon Develop A Sweet Tooth
2012-11-09 10:41:43

This industry, that produces metal castings used in everything from water pumps and jet engines to railroad and automobile parts, dates back thousands of years to before Greek and Roman times.

Daycare Centers May Harbor Dangerous Contaminants
2012-10-27 08:29:00

Nearly nine out of every 10 day care centers analyzed in a new University of California, Berkeley survey contained elevated levels of formaldehyde or other types of contaminants.

Acetaldehyde Carcinogen In Alcohol
2012-08-23 05:45:59

Evidence was revealed Wednesday at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society that alcohol could perhaps have a carcinogenic substance in it that causes cancer.

New Way to Track Formaldehyde Developed By NASA
2012-08-10 08:39:47

NASA scientist Tom Hanisco is helping to fill a big gap in scientists' understanding of how much urban pollution -- and more precisely formaldehyde -- ultimately winds up in Earth's upper atmosphere where it can wreak havoc on Earth's protective ozone layer.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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