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Ozone Not Only Bad For Climate, But Also Bad For The Heart
2013-02-18 14:15:12

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ever since the “ozone scare” that began in the 1970s, when it was reported that there was a hole in the ozone over the South Pole, there has been a great misunderstanding about ozone. In the past decade in fact it has only come out that ozone is actually not really good for people. Most recently researchers at Rice University in Houston have found a direct correlation between out-of-hospital cardiac arrests and levels...

2013-02-10 23:00:43

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a new study, published in Molecular and Cellular Biology, finding that hydrogen sulfide can offer a wide scope of anti-aging benefits. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 10, 2013 Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural...

2013-01-28 08:21:25

GUELPH, ON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSX-V:BRM ) ("Biorem" or "the Company") announced today that it has received four new orders totalling $3.0 million. Three of these orders are odour control projects at municipal waste water treatment plants; two being in the USA and the largest order, exceeding $900k , in Israel. The fourth order is for a combined odour/VOC (volatile organic compound) application in a USA energy-from-waste installation, representing a repeat order...

2013-01-02 16:21:03

GUELPH, ON, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSX-V: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the recent receipt of four new orders totalling $2.2 million. The largest order, exceeding $1.4 million, is for an industrial VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) and odour removal project in Moscow, Russia, which is the 5(th) order from this large European multinational client. Biorem has utilized its Biosorbens(R) proprietary biofilter media technology in the design of the...

Ice Cores From Greenland Show Atmospheric Acidity
2012-12-08 07:12:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Washington (UW) have linked decreasing levels of a nitrogen isotope in Greenland ice sheet samples to increased acidity levels in the atmosphere. Previously, the decrease in levels of the isotope nitrogen-15 had been linked to a correlating increase in nitrates linked with the burning of fossil fuels, the university explained in a December 7 report. However, the new research suggests sulfur...

2012-12-05 14:39:02

A new study published in BJS has demonstrated for the first time that a simple breath analysis could be used for colorectal cancer screening. The study is part of the "Improving Outcomes in Gastrointestinal Cancer" supplement. Cancer tissue has different metabolism compared to normal healthy cells and produces some substances which can be detected in the breath of these patients. Analysis of the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) linked to cancer is a new frontier in cancer screening....

Lower Air Pollution Linked To Higher Mortality
2012-12-04 10:38:42

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health found that a decrease in the air pollution levels is linked to improved life expectancy in the United States. The researchers discovered the connection in 545 different counties between 2000 and 2007. They believe that it is the biggest study of its kind to date, and could eventually impact general public health in the U.S. The findings were recently published...

2012-10-03 10:21:16

SB 341 now returns to the Senate for Concurrence in House Amendments HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the state House of Representatives approved legislation (Senate Bill 341), sponsored by Senator Stewart Greenleaf (R-Bucks/Montgomery), authorizing the Department of Agriculture to conduct random and unannounced testing of octane levels in gasoline. "With Pennsylvania being only 1 of 3 states without an octane testing program (Alaska and Nebraska...

2012-09-13 02:22:13

ALBANY, New York, September 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinamarketresearchreports.org - New Industry Research Report Added in China Market Research Reports Database Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) Global Markets to 2020 - China Dominates Global MTBE Demand While Developed Regions Look to ETBE and Ethanol as Replacement Options...

Amazon Rainforest Clouds Created By Salt
2012-09-11 05:11:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Early morning, deep in the Amazon jungle, fog drifts through the still air. The sun rises and clouds appear to float across the forest canopy. Where do these clouds and mists come from? Water vapor needs soluble particles to condense on, and airborne particles are the seeds of liquid droplets in fog, mist and clouds. To learn how aerosol particles form in the Amazon, an international team of scientists analyzed samples of...