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electronic cigarette refills bad for kids
2014-09-10 03:00:16

Emma Dickinson, BMJ-British Medical Journal Safety needs to be improved to counter emerging problem of unintentional poisoning, doctors warn The safety of nicotine refill cartridges used in electronic cigarettes needs to be improved to prevent toddlers accidentally swallowing the contents and potentially coming to serious harm, warn doctors in Archives of Disease in Childhood. The warning follows their treatment of a suspected case in the UK and emerging US data on the substantial...

2014-09-02 23:05:51

LinkTek Corporation releases a new freeware application, aptly dubbed “Link Reporter,” that can scan and report on file links in massive data sets very quickly. Anyone doing a data migration can get a report on the links within their system’s files, prior to the migration, allowing the migration team to see the extent of the file links and how these would affect data integrity when moving or renaming files. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 According to IT professionals nationwide,...

2014-07-23 23:32:10

Garland’s new Energizer BK cold-applied waterproof coating provides excellent water resistance in addition to superior strength and flexibility. It’s designed to improve the long-term performance of new and existing coal tar pitch and asphalt roofing systems. Canada (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Garland’s new Energizer BK specially formulated cold-applied waterproofing coating is designed to be used as a flood coat over new and existing asphalt and coal tar roof systems or as a premium...

2014-07-21 23:11:02

Garland’s new Energizer BK specially formulated cold-applied waterproof coating improves the long-term performance of new and existing coal tar pitch and asphalt roofing systems. The polymer-enhanced asphalt coal tar blend provides natural resistance to moisture, chemicals, UV damage and aging. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Garland’s new Energizer BK specially formulated cold-applied waterproof coating provides natural resistance to moisture, chemicals, UV and aging, improving...

2014-05-14 20:25:50

Easily compress and decompress files in multiple file formats with 8 Zip SAN JOSE, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 8 Zip now provides file compression on Intel® Atom(TM) tablets for Windows* 8.1. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/MN27095) 8 Zip is a powerful file compression/decompression app that allows users to compress files into ZIP, 7z, TAR, GZIP, BZIP2 and XZ formats. It also allows users to unzip from RAR, ZIP, 7z, ZipX, ISO, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR,...

2014-04-17 20:21:09

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qcm6ws/research_on_china) has announced the addition of the "Research on China Coal Tar Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qcm6ws/research_on_china ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) While limited by raw materials, the coal tar producing areas mainly located in Northern China...

Rare Leafcutter Bee Fossils Reveal Ice Age Environment At The La Brea Tar Pits
2014-04-10 15:44:39

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Scientists use micro CT scans and research modern-day bees to understand habitat and climate of Southern California during late Pleistocene The La Brea Tar Pits, the world's richest and most important Ice Age fossil locality, is most celebrated for it collection of saber-toothed cats and mammoths. The site's lesser known, but equally vast insect collection, is also of great significance. Recent examination of fossil leafcutter bee nest cells...

2014-03-26 11:36:49

With sales of electronic cigarettes, or "e-cigarettes," on the rise and expected to hit $1.5 billion this year, concerns over potential health risks of using the trendy devices are also gaining momentum and political clout. An article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly magazine of the American Chemical Society, delves into what scientists and regulators are doing about e-cigarettes, which are now being cleverly marketed under more appealing names such as hookah pens and...

2014-02-27 12:28:05

LONDON, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday a vote to approve a deal reached with member states in December on new EU tobacco rules was passed by Members of the European Parliament. As e-cigarettes caused concern for national governments regarding the unknown long-term health effects, the proposal put forward by the European Commission in 2012 called for them to be regulated as medicines, and member states also requested to ban refillable cartridges over...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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