Biometric sensors no dirtier than doorknobs, study finds
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - While biometric equipment is gaining popularity in a variety of applications, such as ensuring secure access to buildings, industries are finding that many users believe the devices are unsanitary and a potential source of germs that could cause illness.
But a Purdue Univ...
Quality Of NHS Hospitals Getting Dirtier Despite Promises
NHS hospitals are getting dirtier
despite promises, claimed patients in a survey despite the government promises to tackle the dirty wards//.
The annual NHS patients survey has found high levels of general satisfaction with the health service. But, when more specific questions were asked of t...
New American Lung Association Report Finds 60 Percent of Americans Live in Areas Where Air is Dirty Enough to Endanger Lives
...imore have made considerable improvements in their air quality over the past decade. People living in some of these cities however, are breathing even dirtier
air than what was reported in the Lung Association's 2008 report. Only one city - Fargo, N.D. - ranked among the cleanest in all three air pollution c...
National Indoor Comfort Week - A Breath of Fresh Air for Allergy Sufferers
...g supplies and chemical sprays
Here are some warning signs of poor indoor air quality:
-- Noticeable increase in dust in home -- Air filters are dirtier
and need changed more frequently -- Worsening of allergies or other health issues
Atlas Butler offers a diagnostic test called the AirAdvice Indoor...
How Women Attract More Bacteria Then Men
Just when you thought that men were safe, they are not. Further tests done in the study found that Men’s items like wallets and Palm Pilot cases were dirtier
then women’s hand bags that harbored facile germs.
“We think in the case of the wallet, it's because it tends to stay in a warm place: the back p...
Drinking water in America not all that safe: says report
...k for pollution and destruction," Bermudez said. 'That imposes an unfair burden on drinking water providers, and ultimately ratepayers, who must treat dirtier
water to provide the public with safe drinking water.
Therefore , they urge some serious action and urgent measures
Pollution from marine vessels linked to heart and lung disease
...which has sulfur content thousands of times greater than on-road diesel fuel. Residual oil is a byproduct of the refinery process and tends to be much dirtier
than other petroleum products, Winebrake says.
We needed to know what the benefits are of cleaning up this fuel, he explains. Now we can evaluate t...
In presence of fragrant cleaning products, air purifiers that emit ozone can dirty the air
...fiers that produce even small quantities of ozone may actually make the air dirtier
when used at the same time as household cleaning products, scientists at UC...model can be used to predict whether a given air purifier will make the air dirtier
in a given indoor environment.
Scientific data on indoor air purifiers...