Latest Preservation Stories

2010-04-12 09:37:00

ATLANTA, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Transmission Corp.

2010-03-22 09:56:00

International photo exhibition of 77 works chronicles preservation efforts of endangered cultural heritage sites in developing countries. WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meridian International Center and California-based Global Heritage Fund announce the opening of an international photographic exhibition, Preservation by Design: Safeguarding the World's Cultural Heritage on Saturday, March 20, 2010.

2010-03-03 07:58:15

Addressing one of the most urgent societal challenges of the Information Age – ensuring that valued digital information will be accessible not just today, but in the future – requires solutions that are at least as much economic and social as technical, according to a new report by a Blue Ribbon Task Force.

2010-02-08 09:02:00

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second of three workshops aimed at teaching contractors to repair wood windows begins today in Kalamazoo and continues through February 19.

2010-01-26 14:45:00


2009-12-02 15:33:55

Scientists may not be able to tell a good book by its cover, but they now can tell the condition of an old book by its smell. In a report in ACS' Analytical Chemistry, a semi-monthly journal, they describe development of a new test that can measure the degradation of old books and precious historical documents based on their smell.

2009-10-21 13:06:31

Museums are increasingly seeking help from chemists in an effort to understand and preserve the artistic and cultural heritage of the treasures in their collections.

2009-10-07 08:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- BancTec, a global provider of advanced, high-volume, document and payment processing solutions and services, recently helped the Diocese of Austin, the Catholic Church of Central Texas, digitize its entire collection of sacramental records.

2009-05-06 07:05:00

NEWPORT, R.I., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Digital Ark has launched an e-commerce web site, The Digital Ark Store (http://www.TheDigitalArkStore.com), which offers online sales of historical and cultural images as archival prints and downloadable digital files.

2009-04-27 09:00:00

BEIJING, April 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com (http://www.frbiz.com/inventory-tracking/ ), one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, reports on two types of refrigerators that are hot on sale. Siemens refrigerators in the domestic market have a very high share.

Word of the Day
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.