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2014-06-12 12:22:19

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coronaviruses are frequent in humans, causing illness of the upper and lower respiratory-tract systems, such as the common cold or pneumonia. While the majority of these viruses do not cause severe sickness, certain coronaviruses can be fatal, such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which resulted in over 775 deaths in China from 2002-2003. Now, a new coronavirus, known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), which has taken the...

2014-06-03 12:20:53

NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Taysir Nayfeh, of Cleveland State University, received the Copper Development Association (CDA) "Trailblazer in Copper Technology" award for his research in ultraconductive copper - a technology that could revolutionize how copper is used in applications ranging from aerospace in the medium term to residential wiring in the longer term. Nayfeh has led an International Copper Association (ICA)-sponsored initiative to better understand...

2014-04-30 12:24:21

In response to new legislation, the Copper Development Association offers a new resource for those working with lead-free copper alloys NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Copper Development Association (CDA), a trade association representing the U.S. copper tube and fittings industry, today announces the launch of the latest video in its 'Do it Proper With Copper' series: Soldering of No-Lead Copper Alloy Fittings, Valves and Components. The educational video serves as a...

2014-01-24 08:21:59

Patient care research institute highlights Antimicrobial Copper in annual Hospital C-Suite Watch List NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. based non-profit health organization dedicated to researching the best approaches to patient care has listed Antimicrobial Copper as one of the top 10 technologies to watch in its 2014 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List. Copper earned this distinction from the ECRI Institute less than one year after a groundbreaking study found that copper kills...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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