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2012-01-18 19:49:50

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists are reporting that the indoor air in offices is an important source of worker exposure to potentially toxic substances released by carpeting, furniture, paint and other items.

2011-12-14 19:30:19

A study conducted by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has found that diesel exhaust particulates (DEP) and house dust extract (HDE) causes pulmonary inflammation that aggravates asthma.

2011-12-07 20:34:20

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) spent 75 days on the job carrying out some very important homework—measurements in a "typical dwelling" of the release, distribution and fate of particles almost as tiny as the diameter of a single DNA molecule.

2011-12-06 12:37:12

Scientists at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) have identified a shortlist of denaturants that could be used to harmonize denaturing practices at EU level and reduce fraud and tax evasion of alcoholic beverages.

2011-11-16 17:00:00

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) market.

2011-11-16 09:38:57

A component of garlic oil may help release protective compounds to the heart after heart attack, during cardiac surgery, or as a treatment for heart failure.

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2011-10-30 07:17:03

Nonsmokers who live in locations with high levels of air pollution are approximately 20% more likely to die as a result of lung cancer.

2011-10-17 10:00:00

U of I/Newell Instruments “Re_home” Finishes in Top Ten of DOE’s Solar Decathlon Competition Warren, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 AppliedSensor,

2011-09-27 14:27:51

Scientists are warning that death rates linked to climate change will increase in several European countries over the next 60 years.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.