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2010-06-07 10:37:00

RICHMOND, Va., June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Air Technologies Laboratory announced today that it now has the ability to detect "carbon black and soot" in the environment and confirm its presence using electron microscopy that magnifies objects by a factor of up to 100,000 times - a step that goes well beyond conventional scanning technologies. Carbon black and soot are the names insurance companies use to distinguish the dangerous microscopic particles within smoke from fires.

2010-06-04 06:17:00

FRISCO, Texas, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food Network's "Unwrapped" features Sadler's Smokehouse, North America's leader in premium pit-smoked meats, on an episode airing June 5. The BBQ-inspired segment chronicles Sadler's exacting pit-smoking process.

2010-04-09 14:28:00

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We applaud the U.S. Navy for acting to protect sailors' health by adopting a new policy that bans smoking below decks aboard all Navy submarines.

2010-02-25 16:47:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Matthew L.

2010-02-19 05:18:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- New products typically get better with time and there is always room for improvement, no matter how efficient or useful a product may be when it first debuts.

2009-12-31 11:06:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2009-12-10 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Matthew L.

2009-11-13 11:00:00

Failure to correct repeated federal violations prompts agency action SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S.


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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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