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2011-10-19 13:04:37

Scientists are reporting that household washing machines seem to be a major source of so-called "microplastic" pollution – bits of polyester and acrylic smaller than the head of a pin – that they now have detected on ocean shorelines worldwide. Their report describing this potentially harmful material appears in ACS' journal Environmental Science & Technology. Mark Browne and colleagues explain that the accumulation of microplastic debris in marine environments has raised...

2011-09-21 14:00:00

Jerome Parnell III will be responsible for AppTech Solutions contract manufacturing, R&D pipeline, and strategic growth. The packaged waste water treatment system represents the next generation in wastewater treatment through the utilization of advanced materials and emerging treatment technologies. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 AppTech Solutions, LLC announced today that it has hired Jerome Parnell III as Chief Executive Officer and President to manage the growing...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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