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2012-08-21 00:57:27

Scientists today described development of a new fuel mixture to ease the major air pollution and cost problems facing cruise ships, oil tankers and container ships. These vessels tend to burn the cheapest and most highly polluting form of diesel fuel. Their report was part of the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, being held here this week. George N. Harakas, Ph.D., explained that large ships have slow-speed...

2012-08-15 23:03:38

Long-time volunteer Gina Adjei honored for her life of service with Mercy Ships. Garden Valley, TX (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 On August 19, World Humanitarian Day raises awareness about humanitarian assistance worldwide — and especially about those people who put their lives at risk while serving others. In recognition of this special observance, the global charity Mercy Ships pays tribute to volunteer crew member Georgina (Gina) Achiaa Adjei (August 12, 1965- July 5, 2012), who served...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.