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Plant Distress Signals Can Attract Enemies
2013-07-02 15:02:35

Frontiers Plants that emit an airborne distress signal in response to herbivory may actually attract more enemies, according to a new study published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Plant Science. A team of researchers from Switzerland found that the odor released by maize plants under attack by insects attract not only parasitic wasps, which prey on herbivorous insects, but also caterpillars of the Egyptian cotton leafworm moth Spodoptera littoralis, a species that feeds on...

2013-06-27 23:30:36

Based in New Jersey and serving customers nationwide, Fauxtastic Iron™ creates beautiful, eco-friendly decorative window and wall treatments that help purify the air in any home environment through an added green technology. The company was first established in 2004 by skilled design artisans Randall and Ellen Ingram. Jackson, NJ (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Fauxtastic Iron™ is announcing the availability of environmentally friendly simulated wrought iron designs that help purify the air in...

2013-06-24 23:25:55

Body Mint from Hawaiin Organics, LLC is a natural, ingestible, body and breath deodorizing/freshening tablet that is distributed throughout the United States. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2013 Body Mint-USA recently announced their revolutionary deodorant product, Body Mint and revealed to consumers that unlike traditional deodorants, Body Mint comes in pill form. The makers of Body Mint face skeptical consumers when they mention that Body Mint is a deodorant in pill form until they...

2013-06-24 23:25:03

Smells BeGone has launched a new Pinterest page, the leading provider of natural air fresheners for the home and office recently announced. Troy, MI (PRWEB) June 23, 2013 Smells BeGone has launched a new Pinterest page, the leading provider of natural air fresheners for the home and office recently announced. The new Smells BeGone Pinterest page includes fun resources and helpful tips for how Smells BeGone natural odor freshening products can be used to remove odors and freshen the air in...

2013-06-19 14:33:47

It takes as few as 25 brain cells for a fly to characterize and distinguish among odors Behind the common expression "you can't compare apples to oranges" lies a fundamental question of neuroscience: How does the brain recognize that apples and oranges are different? A group of neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has published new research that provides some answers. In the fruit fly, the ability to distinguish smells lies in a region of the brain called the mushroom...

Technology Detects Skin Cancer Scent
2013-06-14 09:19:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Unique odors from human skin cells can be used to identify melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, and may lead to early, non-invasive detection and diagnosis of the disease, according to new research from the Monell Center and the University of Pennsylvania published in the Journal of Chromatography B. The researchers also demonstrated that a nanotechnology-based sensor could reliably differentiate melanoma cells from normal...

2013-06-12 23:24:50

Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc, an innovative supplier of water filtration systems for water well systems, has released the updated version of The Complete Guide to Removing Odors from Well Water. Santa Cruz, California (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Millions of families and businesses worldwide depend on high quality water from their water wells. Private ground water wells can provide clean, safe, potable water. However, well water can also become contaminated and full odors, leading to...

2013-06-03 23:00:43

In time for Father's Day, this unisex scent, based on the smell of wet leather, is a unique, artisan gift handmade in Colorado. Carbondale, CO (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 For centuries, perfumers have been intrigued by the smell of leather - comforting, exotic, sensual, warm, and right on the line between masculine and feminine. A pair of brand new boots, or an old, leather-bound book, or a pair of gloves worn thin by physical work - all of these are held together by the primitive, softly sweet...

2013-05-22 23:15:16

Back by popular demand, Fairhaven Health recently introduced a new and improved version of its PregnancyPlus Natural Deodorant. This all-natural, fragrance-free formula now comes in a solid glide-on stick format, and is designed specifically for trying-to-conceive and pregnant women. Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 With the health of a growing fetus largely dependent on the health of the mother, it is no surprise that many women become hyperaware of everything that goes into...

2013-05-16 23:24:52

The Grease Viper treats grease, smoke, and odor emissions problems. Sanford, NC (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Trion®, an innovative, international company dedicated to providing quality indoor air quality products for the commercial, industrial, and residential markets since 1947, is proud to introduce the latest innovation in commercial indoor air quality. The Grease Viper Commercial Kitchen Air Cleaner is designed to treat grease, smoke, and odor emissions from exhaust ducts on commercial...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.