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Spencer to Exhibit Air and Gas Handling Equipment Solutions at ACHEMA May 11 - 15, 2009

WINDSOR, Conn., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever participation of The Spencer Turbine Company at ACHEMA 2009 will give international customers a look at the latest Spencer technologies and capabilities. Spencer is the recognized global leader in air and gas handling system solutions for the...

Poultry and diabetics at risk from gas gangrene bug

Gas gangrene, the notorious infectious disease of two world wars can still be a problem today. Professor Richard Titball of the University of Exeter, told the Society of General Microbiology Meeting at the International Centre, Harrogate today (Monday, 30 March) that Clostridium perfringens, the ...

Particulate Emission from Natural Gas Burning Home Appliances Is Assessed in Environmental Engineering Science Journal

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural gas, believed to be among the cleanest forms of fuel, does emit ultrafine airborne particulate matter when burned in home appliances such as stove tops and water heaters, according to a report in the December 2008 issue (Volume 25, Number 10) of ...

Preparing for a Chlorine Gas Disaster

Study of S.C. accident could help other communities take necessary steps WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay News) -- On a January night in 2005, a freight train with three tanker cars -- each loaded with 90 tons of chlorine -- slammed into a parked locomotive in the center of Graniteville, ...

New study examines effects of Graniteville, S.C., chlorine gas disaster

A new study examining the aftereffects of a chlorine gas disaster in a South Carolina town gives larger metropolitan areas important insight into what to expect and how to prepare emergency response systems for an accidental or terrorist release of the potentially deadly gas. The study is now avai...

Parker Acquires Medical Gas Delivery Product Line, Expanding Its Dental Equipment Offering

CLEVELAND, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH ), the global leader in motion and control technology, today announced that it has completed the purchase of Matrx nitrous oxide delivery systems from the Midmark Corporation. The new line will allow Parker to e...

Managing Gas Isn't Rocket Science

Gastorenterologist Dr. Patricia Raymond offers tips on controlling your flatulence East Longmeadow, MA (PRWEB) October 8, 2008 -- Daily flatulence is normal and necessary. In fact, the average person passes gas about 14 times per day (the human body produces one to thre...

Photo: VitaminLife.com Sees Internet Sales Up 40% in Major Metro Markets as Gas Crisis Looms; Shopping Behaviors Change as People Conserve Gas

Company sees retail habit change as barometer - gas prices go up, major market trend to stay home, shop online REDMOND, Wash., July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- VitaminLife, a leading vitamin and natural products Internet retailer offering over 30,000 supplements at savings up to 50% toda...

Get Free Gas and Help Save a Life

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night(R) Walk Offers Relief at the Pump this Summer WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- High gas prices may be putting the brakes on Americans' summer travel plans, but The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is providin...

Don't Let Gas Ruin Your Summer BBQ

Start Your Barbecue with Charcoal Briquettes and End with Activated Charcoal EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourth of July celebrations are quickly approaching, which means one thing ... BBQ season is officially underway. However, traditional...

Economy, Health Care, and Gas Prices Top Issues for Women Business Owners

National Association of Women Business Owners Members Voice Their Opinions on National Policy Concerns MCLEAN, Va., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state of the economy, the cost and availability of health insurance, fuel and other energy costs, and business tax issues are the top issu...

Advanced Instruments' Anoxomat Mark II Anaerobic System is Excellent Alternative to Anaerobic Chambers, Gas Bags in Clinical Laboratories

BOSTON, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anoxomat(TM) Mark II anaerobic system for the cultivation of anaerobic, microaerophilic, and capnophilic bacteria is an excellent alternative to the use of anaerobic chambers and gas bags currently used in clinical laboratories. The Anoxomat Mark II automatic...

Paramed Systems Achieves Significant Business Milestone in the Offshore Oil and Gas Evacuation Market

SALT LAKE CITY, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramed Systems today announced the release and first shipment of their marine-grade Mobility Offers Versatility (MOV) chair, a fully motorized stair climbing chair to oil and gas platform operators in the Gulf of Mexico. The use of the MOV chair on drill...

New High Performance Gas Chromatographs and Analysis Solutions From Varian, Inc. Offer Enhanced Performance and Capabilities for More Applications

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian, Inc. (NasdaqGS: VARI) announced today the release of the Varian 400 GC Series, a new family of high performance gas chromatographs and application specific analysis solutions. The 400 Series consists of two gas chromatograph models ...

Radon Gas More Deadly Than Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

EPA campaign in January heightens awareness, tries to reduce risk SUNDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Radon, an invisible radioactive gas that seeps into homes through foundation cracks, causes 100 times more deaths than carbon monoxide poisoning, says the U.S. Environmental Protection...

New Gas Analyzer Measures Two Gases at Once!

Low-Cost and Reliable Dual Gas Analyzer from Sensor Electronics Provides Alternative to Gas Chromatography MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensor Electronics, Minneapolis, MN, has recently released the SEC DIR Dual Gas Analyzer designed to measure two gases simultaneously...

RigNet and NuPhysicia Partner to Provide High Tech Health Solutions to Oil and Gas Industry

HOUSTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- RigNet, Inc., a leading global provider of managed communications solutions for the upstream oil and gas industry and the telemedicine veterans of NuPhysicia LLC, announce their partnership this week at the Offshore Communications Conference in Houston, Texas. T...

People are more suggestible under laughing gas

The pain-relieving effects of nitrous oxide laughing gas may be enhanced by suggestion or hypnosis, according to a new study by UCL (University College London). The study's findings that people are more suggestible under the gas mean that dental patients may benefit from being coached to relax...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

Sanitary workers cleaning septic tanks trapped by methane gas is commonplace in developing countries like India. It is now catching up in the West too. Fiver persons fell victims to the deadly methane emanating from a manure pit in a dairy farm in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, US Monday eve...

Ammonia Gas Leaks from Plant, Causes Breathing Problems

Ammonia gas leaked from the state-owned Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT) plant at Ambalmugal near here late Thursday, causing breathing problems among local residents. The factory said later the leak had been rectified. FACT officials said the leak was detected around 8 p.m. and...

Higher Gas Prices Leave Many Workers Running on Empty

Few have been unaffected by the rapidly increasing price of gas, which has inched its way up toward $4 a gallon in some parts of the United States . And consumers arent feeling those effects just in their wallets, a Florida State University professor has found. Research conducted by Wayne H...

Yale F&ES Graduation to Offset Gas Linked to Global Warming

To demonstrate their commitment to fighting global warming, the 2007 graduates of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies will invest in projects that sequester carbon dioxide or develop renewable energy in order to offset the pollution that their families will emit as they travel to c...

Residents Of Gas Patch In Colorado Suffering In Silence

So far it is an insurmountable wall they have come across, feel residents of the west Garfield County, near Silt, Colorado, where hundreds of wells are dug up everyday, in the search of natural gas. Indeed this area is a treasure trove for natural gas investors- but sadly, the lure of big bucks bl...

Bio-fuels Would Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Senior British Scientists

At a time when the Bush administration and its friends in Europe are avidly promoting biofuels as a viable alternative to the environment-polluting petroleum products , a senior science adviser to the Blair government has come out in the open against ethanol and the like. Roland Clift, prof...

Canadians Urged to Renovate Houses to Check Radon Gas Radiation

Exposed to radiation right inside your own home? That is a scary prospect indeed. Canadian health authorities have estimated that over 500,000 Canadians could be constantly exposed to radiation from radon gas. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive substance and byproduct of the decay of ...

West Wants Developing Countries to Cut Down on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The "developed West" has called upon the developing rest to get down to the task of reducing the emission of greenhouse gases// instead of "constantly blaming the rich countries" for global warming. But as it happened Los Angeles, a showpiece of American capitalism, has been branded the most ...

Club and Bar Owners may Sell Laughing Gas at Their Own Risk

Reports that nitrous oxide is being sold to party goers at night clubs has prompted authorities to issue a warning to organizers and nightclub// owners to refrain from such acts, lest they risk facing serious charges or even prosecution. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency...

Bhopal Gas Victims Demand Treatment of Children With Birth Defects

Arguing that chromosomal deviation among people exposed to toxic gases from the Union Carbide plant was causing birth defects among their children//, survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Sunday demanded free treatment of the children and a monthly pension of Rs.1000 from the state government. ...

Funds Increased for Treating Bhopal Gas Victims

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh will spend Rs.30 million per annum for the treatment of cancer patients afflicted with the disease after the Bhopal gas tragedy// - over four times the amount it spends at present. This would be effective from the coming fiscal (2007-08). "The existing fund of Rs...

Bhopal Gas Victims Get Spurious Drugs, Say Activists

Terming it as a 'citizens raid', Bhopal gas tragedy survivors' organisations claimed //to have seized a large number of sub-standard and expired drugs from two medical stores of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation Department. "A joint team of four organisations, working for the v...

Children of Bhopal Gas Victims Suffer from Deformity

Medical research is desperately needed, especially into the possible genetic and reproductive after effects, of the lethal gas leak in Bhopal exactly// 22 years ago that killed more than 3,000 people instantly and thousands more in subsequent years. Despite the neurological, hormonal and ment...

500 People Affected by Gas Leak Near Bhopal

Nearly 500 people complained of burning eyes and nausea in Madhya Pradesh Sunday after allegedly inhaling toxic gas, the source of which remains unknown//. "Around 200 people in Kirat Nagar, Mendua and Nayapara Tola villages complained of vomiting and burning sensation in their eyes perhaps af...

Abdomen Can Help In Gas Exchange In Lung Failure

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have collaborated in an effort to create a technique in animal models that allows// the abdominal cavity to perform the function of exchanging gases, a function primarily performed by the lungs. This may help lungs recover better in l...

Six More Bhopal Gas Tragedy Continues to Take Toll

Bhopal, June 6. Twenty years on and the Bhopal Gas Tragedy continues to haunt the public of Bhopal. Today it was reported that there were six more victims dead from the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy //. Doctors at a hospital that was set up here to treat the affected people are being accused of ...

Police Look For Clue's Near Gas Stations In Teen Killing

The death of Dominique Samuels, whose burned body was found on Sunday, has mystified Boston police who are now looking for clues in nearby gas stations. //Police hope to find if anyone filled canisters during the last weekend. Detectives are scouring gas stations near Franklin Park where the b...

State Govt To Provide Safe Drinking Water To Bhopal Gas Victims

The government of Madhya Pradesh announced on Saturday a scheme that would provide safe drinking water to the victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy//. The announcement came a day after the Bollywood star Aamir Khan offered his support to the gas victims. Minister for Gas Relief Babulal Gaur told IA...

Poisonous Gas Caused Mass Extinction

The largest ever mass extinction on earth may have been triggered by poisonous volcanic gas which erupted in Siberia 250 million years ago // , according to a new research. This must have happened before dinosaurs came into existence, towards the Permian era's end, when over two-thirds of amphibian...

Doctors Resign from Hospital for Bhopal Gas Victims

Bhopal: The 21st anniversary of the Bhopal gas leak tragedy was on Saturday 30 doctors of the Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Center resigned. The doctors wanted a pay hike. The hospital gets around // 1,000 victims visit for treatment daily. Run by a trust, the BMHRC was set up as a s...

Giant Microwave That Recycles Plastic Back into Diesel, Gas

A US company is taking recycling to another level turning back plastics into the oil they were made from, and gas. Global Resource Corporation (GRC) claims the process requires only a finely tuned microwave that uses 1200 different frequencies within the microwave range, which act on spec...

Ten People Taken Ill After Inhaling Methane Gas

At least 10 people were taken ill Wednesday after inhaling methane gas leaking from a colliery in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district, police said. The gas leak was reported early morning from the Bathdih colliery of Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL) in Dhanbad, around 240 km from here. The 1...
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