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2013-07-10 15:25:34

New insights into why obese cigarette smokers experience a high risk of heart disease suggest that cigarette smoke affects the activity of hundreds of key genes that both protect the heart and lungs and expose them to damage. The study, published in ACS' Chemical Research in Toxicology, suggests that the effects may be especially profound in obese nonsmokers who inhale "sidesteam smoke" from cigarettes smoldering nearby. Diana J. Bigelow and colleagues point out that active smoking doubles...

2013-06-06 23:23:54

Flash fires can spring up unexpectedly and cause damage and injury. A water and fire restoration provider explains the phenomena and how it should be handled. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water and fire restoration services in the US, is offering tips to property owners on the dangers associated with flash fires. Any sort of fire can be dangerous unless properly contained, but flash fires are especially hazardous due to their...

2013-05-17 23:16:28

Hitachi Cable America, a unit of Hitachi Cable Ltd., has recently announced the release of a new line of halogen-free, heat resistant LAN cables. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Hitachi Cable is announcing a new lineup of halogen-free heat resistant LAN cables for rolling stock as a part of our related product lineup. The products in this new lineup are highly heat resistant and can withstand temperatures of 90 deg C and satisfy the fire safety standards required in the EN*1. As...

2013-05-13 23:25:49

A new How to Remove Smoke Smell from the House Tips report has been published by SmellsBeGone.com, the leading provider of natural odor eliminating products for the home and office recently announced. (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 A new How to Remove Smoke Smell from the House Tips report has been published by SmellsBeGone.com, the leading provider of natural odor eliminating products for the home and office recently announced. The new report contains helpful information for those who want to know...

2013-05-10 23:27:47

The High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group headquartered in the United States announces the second phase of a project for evaluation of halogen-free cabling replacements. Cave Creek, Arizona (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 The High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group headquartered in the United States announces the second phase of a project for evaluation of halogen free cabling replacements. Concerns over the potential release of harmful by products from electronic products containing halogenated...

Researchers Develop Device To Detect Secondhand Smoke
2013-03-22 09:07:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at Dartmouth College have developed a device that is capable of detecting secondhand smoke — a gizmo that could be a powerful new tool in those attempting to avoid exposure to tobacco. The device, which is currently in the patent-pending prototype stage, weighs less than a cellphone and is approximately the same size as a Matchbox car, the researchers said. It uses polymer films to collect and measure the amount...


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