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Carbon Nanotubes Promise Improved Flame-resistant Coating
2014-01-16 14:18:15

Using an approach akin to assembling a club sandwich at the nanoscale, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers have succeeded in crafting a uniform, multi-walled carbon-nanotube-based coating that greatly reduces the flammability of foam commonly used in upholstered furniture and other soft furnishings.

2010-01-04 11:15:00

DALLAS, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- DAVACO, Inc. (www.davacoinc.com), the national leading provider of retail and restaurant services, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2010.

2008-09-24 18:00:17

The firm of a top aide to John McCain received payments from troubled Freddie Mac, two people with knowledge about the situation said.

2008-09-24 10:00:00

One of the giant mortgage companies at the heart of the credit crisis paid $15,000 a month from the end of 2005 through last month to a firm owned by Sen. John McCain's campaign manager, according to two people with direct knowledge of the arrangement.

2008-09-22 18:00:17

A senior campaign official for Republican U.S. presidential nominee John McCain says The New York Times "is not a journalistic organization." Steve Schmidt made the declaration on a conference call with reporters Monday, the Washington Web site Politico said.

2008-07-11 12:00:25

Advisers to likely Republican presidential nominee John McCain said in a memo that Democratic rival Barack Obama needs $200 million to keep pace with McCain. The advisers say that, with help from the Republican National Committee, the McCain campaign has more resources than Sen.

2008-07-11 06:00:20

By Fredreka Schouten WASHINGTON -- Republican John McCain had the strongest fundraising month of his presidential campaign in June, collecting $22 million and starting July with nearly $27 million in the bank to battle against Democrat Barack Obama.

2008-07-03 09:00:09

By Liz Sidoti Associated Press WASHINGTON -- John McCain put a top adviser in control of day-to- day campaign operations Wednesday after weeks of private concerns among Republicans that the GOP presidential campaign had not made the transition for the general election.

2008-07-02 21:00:02

Sen. John McCain's U.S. presidential campaign staff has been altered, with political adviser Steve Schmidt tapped to take over the day-to-day leadership role.

2008-06-25 21:02:07

WASHINGTON _ Strategists for the two top presidential candidates laid out competing scenarios Wednesday for how their candidates could win the November election.

Word of the Day
  • 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.