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2014-07-23 23:29:29

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) for its outstanding commitment to verifying homes with improved indoor air quality through participation in the Indoor airPLUS program. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) for its outstanding commitment to verifying homes with improved indoor air quality through participation in the Indoor airPLUS program. SWA was one...

2014-06-06 23:04:45

For thirteen years, Diamond Vogel’s Health-Kote Interior Zero VOC Latex Enamel has provided long lasting, durable protection without VOCs. When combined with Diamond Vogel’s zero VOC colorant system, Health-Kote offers a true zero VOC solution for your home, school or business. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Volatile Organic Compounds, commonly referred to as VOCs, are both human-made and naturally occurring chemical compounds that readily evaporate into the air. Some VOCs harm the environment...

2014-06-02 22:51:56

University of Colorado Denver Volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath show presence and stage of lung cancer Results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) show that a test of organic compounds in exhaled breath can not only distinguish patients with lung cancer from patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but can also define the stage of any cancer present....

2014-05-27 23:07:04

Electronic device analyzes spoilage levels of meat and poultry products, determines freshness and safety. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The Indiegogo campaign for PERES, a portable device that analyzes food products to determine if they are fresh and safe for human consumption, has reached its funding goal of $50,000. Reaching their funding goal ensures that the team behind PERES can begin manufacturing the device and also guarantees that backers who have pre-ordered PERES will have...

2014-05-18 12:20:20

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With an accuracy rating of 98 percent, specially-trained dogs were able to smell volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released into urine by prostate tumors, setting the stage for a potentially new means of early prostate cancer detection, according to a new study at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study will be presented to the media during a special press conference on Sunday, May 18...

2014-05-06 12:21:09

Solstice® Performance Fluid Effective Alternative to Current Solvent Being Phased Out MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its new low-global-warming solvent, Solstice(®) Performance Fluid (PF), received a favorable designation from a key California regulatory agency. California's South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), which maintains some of the highest standards for air quality in the U.S., has determined...

Los Angeles pollution
2014-05-06 05:07:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Rising temperatures in the United States could result in a 70 percent increase in unhealthy summertime ozone levels by the year 2050, according to new research appearing this week in the American Geophysical Union’s Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres. The study, which was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the US Department of Energy showed that global warming, higher atmospheric methane levels, and...

2014-04-28 23:11:57

Ship & Shore Clean Tech oxidizer is expected to save $100,000 per year in natural gas usage. In addition, the upfront investment was reduced by $200,000 through receipt of a cash rebate/incentive. (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Specialty Tapes is an innovative manufacturer of pressure sensitive adhesive tapes for a wide variety of assembly, bonding, mounting, sealing, and protection applications. Founded in 1977, they specialize in high performance adhesive solutions, coated on a variety of...

Two Breath Compounds May Be Associated With Larynx Cancer
2014-04-28 04:00:54

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Researchers at the Rey Juan Carlos University and the Alcorcón Hospital (Madrid) have compared the volatile substances exhaled by eleven people with cancer of larynx, with those of another twenty healthy people. The results show that the concentrations of certain molecules, mainly ethanol and 2-butanone, are higher in individuals with carcinoma, therefore they act as potential markers of the disease. Human breath contains thousands...

2014-04-10 23:29:54

Company Aims to Improve Air Quality & Protect Child Health in Pediatric Healthcare Settings Fairforest, SC (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Lullaby Paints, a manufacturer of non-toxic, no-VOC, “baby-safe” paints, has just launched a first-of-its-kind campaign to help healthcare facilities clean up indoor air by taking one simple step: using safe paint. Through patient and provider education and facility discounts, the company’s ‘Safe Paint, Healthy Baby’ campaign aims to “make...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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