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2011-09-13 12:11:41

Its employment in Pompeii already pointed to human presence being the cause of much damage For the correct restoration of deteriorated works of cultural heritage, it helps to know what causes the degradation in the first place. There exist studies that characterise these types of damage in detail, but that rarely touch on the origin and development of the deterioration. Chemist Maite Maguregui has come up with an analytical methodology with the intention of filling this need: considering...

2011-08-18 08:22:00

JINJIANG, Fujian Province, China, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Ceramics Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ Global Market: CCCL, CCCLW, CCCLU) ("China Ceramics" or the "Company"), a leading Chinese manufacturer of ceramic tiles used for exterior siding and for interior flooring and design in residential and commercial buildings, today announced that the Company has completed the expansion of its Hengda facility. The facility is now capable of producing 42 million square meters of ceramic tiles...

2011-05-30 08:29:00

NEW YORK, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110530/PH10742 ) WHO: Professional sand sculptures Rusty Croft, Kirk Rademaker, Sue McGrew, Andy Gertler, Matt Long, Morgan Rudluff from Travel Channel's new show SAND MASTERS, and members from of our military forces WHY: In honor of the 100th anniversary of naval aviation, the SAND MASTERS created a work of art made from 60 tons of sand mixed with lots of water and ingenuity. WHAT: Members of the...

Word of the Day
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.