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2011-01-04 14:16:00

A special edition of the American Chemical Society journal, Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T), one of the world's premier environmental journals, is available now for a limited time online without charge.

2010-12-07 10:41:00

Berks County Firm Receives $235,000 Clean Diesel Grant to Replace Four Coaches KUTZTOWN, Pa., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger and Steven G. Haddad, president of Carl R.

2010-12-01 13:11:14

It is known that fine particle air pollution is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease; a study by Sara Adar, and colleagues (University of Washington/University of Michigan), published in this week's PLoS Medicine, takes this association further by showing that older people living in areas with long-term air pollution, or even exposed to short term pollution, are more likely to have narrowing of their retinal arterioles — microvascular changes associated with an...

2010-11-08 19:30:11

University of Toronto scientists have found that chemicals used to line junk food wrappers and microwave popcorn bags are migrating into food and being ingested by people where they are contributing to chemical contamination observed in blood.

2010-10-28 00:00:00

American Clay's New "PlasterPlus" Brings Hard, No-VOC, Repairable Plaster to Cost of Zero-VOC Paint American Clay Enterprises, Inc. has created a game-changer in cost and durability for commercial interior wall finishes.

2010-10-22 00:00:37

New Whole Home Water Filtration System Targets Deadly VOCs, Heavy Metals and Fluoride Research Points to the Danger Posed by VOCs Found in Drinking Water Carlsbad, CA (Vocus) October 21, 2010 LIFE Ionizers, announces the release of their innovative Dolphin Home Filtration Systemâ„¢ which substantially reduces the presence of many toxins found in drinking water including VOCs which have been linked to many serious health problems such as damage to the liver, kidney, central nervous system...

2010-10-14 13:35:11

Atmospheric fine particles affect the Earth's radiation balance by interacting with solar radiation and by participating in cloud formation.

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2010-09-23 13:45:58

In many developing countries, the absence of surface-based air pollution sensors makes it difficult, and in some cases impossible, to get even a rough estimate of the abundance of a subcategory of airborne particles that epidemiologists suspect contributes to millions of premature deaths each year.

2010-09-13 06:00:00

GUELPH, ON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BIOREM Inc.

2010-09-07 13:21:38

Children and teens with higher blood levels of chemicals used in the production of non-stick cookware and waterproof fabrics appear more likely to have elevated total and LDL cholesterol levels.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.