UIC receives $1M HUD grant to study green healthy housing
... components without lead-based paint, and other green features, including building envelope improvements, insulation, air sealing, compact fluorescent lamps
and improved lighting controls.
A health survey of residents and a review of Medicaid expenditures three years before and three years after they mo...
Sterilize the Flu Virus and Bacteria in Home Air with Alen Corp.'s New HEPA UV Air Purifiers
...alda - and the A375UV Multi Gas HEPA and T300 HEPA air purifiers feature UV lamps
that sterilize more than 96% of all airborne bacteria and viruses that lead to the flu. Alen Corp. air purifiers' UV lamps
damage the influenza, bacteria, and other airborne pathogens' RNA and DNA g...
Energy-Saving LED Replacement for Popular Appliance and Display-Case Light Fixture Design Now Available
Each module uses about one-fourth the energy of incandescent lamps
with comparable light output. All variants come in cool white (6,000K) and ...ngines. LEDs will ultimately obsolete incandescent, halogen, and florescent lamps
for most residential and commercial applications. To this end, OptoElectron...
Skin Cancer is the Fastest Growing Cancer in the U.S.
... factors of melanoma. Among those who are most at risk(1):
-- "Sun Worshippers": Sunlight is the main source of UV radiation, in
addition to tanning lamps
and booths. Any exposure to light from these
sources increases your risk for skin cancer, including melanoma.
-- Multiple Moles: Moles usually begin...
UC Irvine to lead statewide program on green materials research
...etardants that have recently been detected in alarming levels in California peregrine falcons
Mercury content of energy-saving compact fluorescent lamps
Phthalate plasticizers, linked to liver damage and fertility problems, found in food containers and toys.
Researchers also will seek to coor...
September launch for ESA's gravity mission GOCE
...nment of space. One such series of tests was carried out in the Large Space Simulator where, under vacuum, the extreme heat of the Sun is simulated by lamps
and mirrors - subjecting the satellite to 1400 W of power over each square metre of the side of the satellite that faces the Sun.
As well as being...
Pittsburgh Ringing in New Year with Environmentally Friendly Ball
... material and light emitting diodes (LEDs). Ecoresin is made
with recycled post-consumer content and is not hazardous or toxic to the
environment. LED lamps
last longer and are more energy efficient than
traditional light bulbs, and therefore emit less pollution into the
The structural steel ...
HSN Is Seeing Pink with Susan G. Komen for the Cure During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
...ghout the month, special HSN pink products ranging from Joy
Mangano's "Huggable Hangers" and "My Little Steamers" to "Pink Ribbon"
tiffany-style table lamps
and pink or black GE digital cameras adorned with
the pink ribbon icon to specially designed LUKASTYLE fashions will be sold
on HSN and HSN.com, benef...
Mercury in Antiques can Pose a Hazard - Study
...warns. Mirrors can be backed with mercury and tin ; Clock pendulums might be weighted with embedded vials of mercury; and barometers, thermometers and lamps
may have mercury in their bases for ballast.
The problem is that mercury in old items can leak, particularly as seals age or when the items are move...
A Welcome Initiative to Spread Awareness on Environment
... A solar torch, homemade compost machine, jute bags with anti-pollution messages, durable carry bags made from poly packs, salt-rock lamps
and many more were on display Wednesday at the ITC Maurya Hotel here to spread awareness about a cleaner future.
"I urge all the citizens of D...
Asian Business Executives Urged to Be Eco-friendly
This is due to the lower purchase price of incandescent lamps
despite the energy savings of up to 80 percent with the alternatives.
...evelopment mechanism programme, these countries will receive energy-savings lamps
free in order to help them reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
EC Warns Tan Lovers Against Skin Cancer
The executive arm of the European Union said that its scientific committee on consumer products has concluded that using sun beds, tanning lamps
and other ultraviolet radiation devices increases the risk of a skin cancer.
European Commission spokesman Gregor Kreuzhuber told the press that,...
Can Cannabis Cause Madness?
...e “high” effect on the brain. // Due to its high effect the weed plant has been started extensively, it can be cultivated as an indoor plant under the lamps
without soil. The drug cultivated now is found to contain more than 20 times of THC than the one cultivated 30 years before.
The drug has becom...
Fear Factor Found To Be Crucial In Shaping An Individual’s Personalit
...deficiency of which may manifest as an anxiety disorder.
The study participants were required to view a series of digital photos that featured lamps
with either a red or a blue light shining. Varying degrees of electric shock was administered, ranging from mild to no shock. The participants were ev...
People with skin cancer at higher risk for other types
...had experienced other cancers. Among those who have had skin cancer, 24.9 percent had experienced other cancers.
Ultraviolet sunlight and tanning lamps
can cause skin cancer by damaging cell DNA or suppressing the immune system. It's possible that ultraviolet light, when combined with other cancer tri...
The negative advancement
...onal Cancer Institute claims to have found a relationship between// tanning lamps
and many types of skin cancer like basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carc...and smoking history. Overall, people who reported having any use of tanning lamps
were 2.5 times more likely to develop squamous cell carcinoma and 1.5 times...