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2013-10-16 23:35:41

Antimicrobial Test Laboratories (ATL) - a contract microbiology lab founded in 2006 by microbiologist Dr. Benjamin Tanner - has announced that AOAC International’s altered passing criteria for two key methods used for disinfectant registration will benefit companies needing testing. Round Rock, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Antimicrobial Test Laboratories (ATL) - a contract microbiology lab founded in 2006 by microbiologist Dr. Benjamin Tanner - has announced that AOAC International’s...

2013-10-14 23:04:11

Having a Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan can save a business thousands of dollars in potential fines. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Fenstermaker, an industry leading survey and mapping, engineering, environmental services and advanced technology consulting firm, has just published a new whitepaper that addresses how Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) can save businesses thousands of dollars. The whitepaper, which was written by William...

2013-10-10 23:28:29

Campaign Supports Nationwide Effort to Decrease the Energy Consumed by Information Technology Equipment Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Guardian Energy pledged to support the ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Campaign in conjunction with efforts to provide energy-efficiency products and services to the New England area. The campaign, initiated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, emphasizes nationwide reduction of energy use in offices. In addition to existing power management...


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Current Sea Level Rise
2013-04-01 10:39:21

The sea levels all around the world are rising. Current sea-level rise has the potential to affect human populations and the natural environment. Two key factors have contributed to the observed sea level rise. The first is thermal expansion: as the ocean water warms, it expands. The second is from the influence of land-based ice because of increased melting. The major store of water on land is found in the glaciers and the ice sheets. The rising of sea levels is one of several lines of...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'