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2013-09-20 11:28:31

Special microscope used to reveal hidden aspects of plant anatomy Why don't trees "bleed" to death when they are injured? Researchers from Virginia Tech, the Georg-August University of Gottingen, Germany, and the Jackson Laboratory of Bar Harbor, Maine, have discovered how "check valves" in wood cells control sap flow and protect trees when they are injured. The study, featured on the cover of the September issue of the American Journal of Botany, used a special microscope to reveal...

2013-08-30 23:25:43

US Lumber builds the Yardwalk mobile application using technology provided by the Social Foundry. The Yardwalk will enable field sales representatives to respond to customer requests on the spot versus waiting until they return to the office. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 US Lumber, a leading distributor of wood products, has selected the Social Foundry to help develop its mobile strategy. Using The SOAPbox, US Lumber has connected its legacy inventory system to Salesforce.com via a...

2013-08-30 23:22:36

Tulikivi soapstone fireplaces have suggestions on making sure you maximize every bit of energy and warmth your wood can generate. Juuka, Finland (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 While the final summer warmth is still here it won’t be long until the chill of autumn and winter will call for the cozy warmth of a fireplace. For wood heat lovers, it’s already time to make sure there’s plenty of wood to feed the fire all season long. With that thought top of mind, the experts at Tulikivi soapstone...

2013-08-27 23:29:24

Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC (http://www.traversecityhomeinspections.com), a northwest Michigan home inspection company located in Traverse City, is pleased to announce that he is now certified by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) to inspect for Wood-Destroying Insects and Organisms. Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC...


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.'