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2011-04-25 16:00:15

Rice University bioengineering students responded to an ophthalmologist's cry for help with a device to diagnose dry eye, the itching and burning sensation that results when a person doesn't produce enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly. A team of five seniors made a portable unit that controls the air around a patient's eyes so doctors can study and treat those who suffer from this painful condition. Stephen Pflugfelder, the James and Margaret Elkins Chair and professor of...

2011-04-08 00:00:29

The recent North American Tree Climbing Championships in Savannah, Georgia, brought together 67 of the continent's most skilled arborists. Usually these intrepid climbers trim trees to beautify landscape or clear power lines. On this weekend, their skills were judged for speed, accuracy and style. Safety is a priority, safety eyewear is mandatory, and Defog It antifog was given to every competitor to assure a clear, safe view. A Defog It short film documents the event. Valley View, Ohio...

2011-01-17 00:00:39

Hunting safety relies on more than orange vests and keeping the gun's "safety" on. As hunting season gets into full swing, Defog It antifog joins the National Shooting Sports Foundation and The International Hunter Education Association in reminding hunters to protect their vision. Valley View, Ohio (Vocus/PRWEB) January 17, 2011 Hunting safety relies on more than orange vests and keeping the gun's "safety" on. As hunting season gets into full swing, Defog It antifog joins the National...

2011-01-12 00:01:27

ProSafetyEquipment.com offers over a thousand safety products made by over a hundred brands. This new website emphasizes worker protection and promises to be the definitive online warehouse for anyone looking to purchase safety equipment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 11, 2011 Businesses working with heavy equipment, dangerous machinery or other potentially hazardous materials or situations, take note! A company is only as good as the people who get the work done, and preventing injuries...

2011-01-12 00:01:24

The nation's recent snowy winter weather may have had commuters stranded, but ski and snowboard fans are moving fast on the slopes. Defog It antifog reminds snow sports enthusiasts that the ability to clearly see the trail, hazards and fellow snow-lovers is a critical safety issue and offers a 5-point vision safety checklist. Valley View, Ohio (Vocus/PRWEB) January 12, 2011 The nation's recent snowy winter weather may have had commuters stranded, but ski and snowboard fans are moving fast...

2010-12-31 00:00:55

When it comes to worries about children's winter sports injuries, most parents think of broken ankles and wrists. But Defog It antifog reminds parents that skiers and snowboarders need to take care of their eyes, too, and offers a simple 4-point safety checklist. Valley View, OH (Vocus) December 30, 2010 When it comes to worries about children's winter sports injuries, most parents think of broken ankles and wrists. But Defog It antifog reminds parents that skiers and snowboarders need...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'