Latest Oxygenation Stories

2012-01-26 15:12:34

A multi-university research group which includes several University of Notre Dame faculty and graduate students, has recently published a paper detailing new work on the analysis and dating of human bruises. The research, which is funded by the Gerber Foundation, will have particular application to pediatric medicine, as bruise age is often key evidence in child abuse cases. Using a combination of modeling and spectroscopy measurements, the researchers have advanced our understanding of...

2010-10-13 21:05:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of the world's first fingertip and wireless-fingertip pulse oximeter, announced today that its Onyx® II 9560 wireless fingertip pulse oximeter was used in the effort to rescue 33 Chilean miners who were trapped in a Copiapo, Chile mine since August 5. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101013/CG81968-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101013/CG81968-a) (Photo:...

2010-09-22 09:37:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueInGreen® will receive the prestigious Innovative Technology Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an international not-for-profit technical and educational water quality organization. The award will be presented during a ceremony at the organization's 83rd annual technical exhibition and conference next month in New Orleans, La. The Innovative Technology Awards, which includes the collection systems,...

2009-12-15 22:21:15

A new study of Pacific Ocean sediments off the coast of Chile has found that  offshore waters experienced systematic oxygen depletion during the rapid warming of the Antarctic following the last "glacial maximum" period 20,000 years ago. The findings are intriguing as scientists are exploring whether climate change may be contributing to outbreaks of hypoxia "“ or extremely low oxygen levels "“ along the near-shore regions of South America and the Pacific Northwest of the...

2008-08-12 12:01:49

Preliminary test results for Clean Water Scientific, Inc.'s (CWSI) revolutionary water purification system, AquaClens at Home, show that samples of 20 different pharmaceuticals were effectively reduced by 60 to 93 percent in tested water samples. These tests were conducted at a flow rate of six gallons per minute, which is the equivalent of having several home appliances using water simultaneously, which would exceed normal household water usage. Additional rounds of testing are currently...

2008-06-03 09:00:44

On the heels of the emerging aquaculture industry's "Blue Revolution," Clean Water Scientific, Inc. (CWSI) announced today it has filed a patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its groundbreaking new product O2 at Sea. The aquaculture revolution, similar to the agriculture industry's mid-century focus on better farming practices, is forcing farmers to find safer and more efficient ways to harvest their fish. "Worldwide fish farmers are looking for ways to grow fish...

2008-05-20 09:00:34

Clean Water Scientific, Inc. (CWSI) announces the launch of a new innovation for the fish farming industry, the AquaClens for Agriculture oxygenation system. CWSI's AquaClens for Agriculture is more energy efficient and reliable than traditional oxygenation systems, reduces operating costs and is environmentally friendly. Effective oxygenation is extremely important for optimal fish health, which leads to higher yields and profitability for fish farmers. AquaClens for Agriculture uses the...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.