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Fingerprinting A Person's Breath
2013-04-04 11:15:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors routinely use blood or urine samples to test for signs of illness or disease and a new study from a group of Swiss researchers indicates that a person´s breath could soon be added to that list. According to the study, which appeared in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, the researchers were also able to discriminate between individual breath signatures as if they were fingerprints. Previous research has shown that...

2013-03-06 23:04:17

PlantScan® Corporation, a top ultrasonic leak detector supplier, becomes latest client of JM Internet Group. The company plans a major overhaul of PlantScan.com, to become a destination website in the leak detection industry. Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 The JM Internet Group, a top SEO company, is proud to announce its latest project with PlantScan® Corporation, a top ultrasonic leak detector supplier. Customers use PlantScan® Corp. products for compressed air leak...

High-Throughput Analytical Pyrolysis Tool Is Faster And More Precise
2013-03-05 13:43:19

National Renewable Energy Laboratory A screening tool from the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) eases and greatly quickens one of the thorniest tasks in the biofuels industry: determining cell wall chemistry to find plants with ideal genes. NREL's new High-Throughput Analytical Pyrolysis tool (HTAP) can thoroughly analyze hundreds of biomass samples a day and give an early look at the genotypes that are most worth pursuing. Analysis of a sample...

Detecting Explosives Vapor Using The New 'Sniff Test'
2013-02-21 11:19:17

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory [ Watch the Video Advancing Explosives Detection Capabilities: Vapor Detection ] Method focuses on direct, real-time vapor detection rather than collection of explosives particles; could change paradigm for explosives screening A quick, accurate and highly sensitive process to reliably detect minute traces of explosives on luggage, cargo or traveling passengers has been demonstrated by scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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