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MassMutual Announces LEED-EB Certification Initiative

...edented growth. -- Recyclable products -- MassMutual has provided over 2,250 refillable plastic "green" mugs to employees, saving 17,000 large styrofoam cups per month (204,000 per year) from the local landfill. The company also purchases eco-friendly office furniture that promotes good air quality and...

Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand

...o a roadside bomb in 2004. He tried several other artificial hands before settlingon the i-LIMB. The 27-year-old-from Texas said: 'Now I can pick up a styrofoam cup without crushing it. 'With my other hand, I really had to concentrate how much pressure I was putting on the cup. Every day I have this h...

Taiwanese Had A Hearty Laugh On World Laughter Day

... laugh, milkshake laugh and inner laugh. As if they were not laughing enough, one club member, wearing a doctor's white gown and holding a giant styrofoam syringe, gave each club member a shot of 'laugh medicine' on their backs, triggering shrieks and laughs from each recipient. The hour-long event...
Styrofoam in Medical Products

Vacosplint

Description:...0°:, 15° or 30° plantar flexion. Mesh material with four Velcro straps is used for the front closure. The vacuum liner is filled with styrofoam brads. The white cap on the valve stem allows air to enter, making the liner soft and pliable. When white cap is removed, attach the pump to the valve...
Company:Orthofix, Inc
Styrofoam in Biological News

EPA to study Puerto Rico waters and marine habitat

...erto Rico, EPA scientists, joined by researchers from the University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla, will monitor and analyze marine debris like plastic, styrofoam and other common trash. In Jobos Bay, off Puerto Rico's southern coast, EPA will again use sonar scanning to refine reef maps of the bay. Further west...

Biotech scientists team with curators to stem decay of world's art, cultural heritage

...ll revisit ancient ideas such as the Japanese technique of preserving frail items within multiple boxes. And they will highlight the potential use of styrofoam packaging to economically protect items from rising heat, humidity and other environmental hazards. Information to be shared includes how temperatu...

National Inventors Hall of Fame welcomes 2008 inductees

...earson (1905-1987), Daryl Chapin (1906-1995), Silicon solar cell Clarence Kelly Johnson (1910-1990), Fighter aircraft Ray McIntire (1918-1996), styrofoam brand foam Malcom McLean (1913-2001), Containerized shipping Harold McMaster (1916-2003), Tempered glass David Pall (1914-2004), Filtration t...
Styrofoam in Biological Technology

OrthoSynetics(TM) Goes Green

... the suggestion of one company employee who noticed the large quantities of styrofoam cups being used in the lunch room of the corporate headquarters. Thanks to ...save the company money by cutting down on the company's recurring costs for styrofoam cups. "We want our team members to know that these types of ideas are wel...
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