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C. diff Outbreak Declared at Hospital in Ontario
C. diff Outbreak Declared at Hospital in Ontario
10/30/2020 10:32:46 AM
An Ontario public health department declared an outbreak of  Clostridioides difficile (C. diff)  at a regional hospital in Ontario, Canada. The declaration was first reported in August and involved multiple patients from one unit of the healthcare facility.
“Cobalt for Development” project started trainings for mining cooperatives in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of Congo
“Cobalt for Development” project started trainings for mining cooperatives in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of Congo
10/30/2020 10:05:09 AM
The cross-industry initiative “Cobalt for Development” has started trainings for twelve artisanal mining cooperatives in October in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo).
Consumers Around The World Are Ready for Green Delivery as Ford Prepares to Unveil E-Transit on Nov. 12
Consumers Around The World Are Ready for Green Delivery as Ford Prepares to Unveil E-Transit on Nov. 12
10/29/2020 8:24:19 PM
On November 12, Ford officially unveils the zero-emission, all-electric E-Transit – a new version of the world’s best-selling cargo van1. And it’s arriving at a time when Americans – and others around the globe – are ready to embrace the potential of green delivery.
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Successfully Stows Sample of Asteroid Bennu
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Successfully Stows Sample of Asteroid Bennu
10/29/2020 8:02:42 PM
NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has successfully stowed the spacecraft’s Sample Return Capsule (SRC) and its abundant sample of asteroid Bennu.
Repsol posts adjusted net income of €196 million for the first nine months of the year
Repsol posts adjusted net income of €196 million for the first nine months of the year
10/29/2020 7:22:58 PM
• In the first nine months of 2020, Repsol recorded an adjusted net income — which specifically measures the performance of the businesses — of €196 million, in a context marked by the global crisis caused by COVID-19.
Face Powders Placed on FDA Import Alert List Due to Microbial Contamination Concerns
Face Powders Placed on FDA Import Alert List Due to Microbial Contamination Concerns
10/29/2020 11:48:17 AM
Earlier this year, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) listed a cosmetics company out of China on the agency’s Detention Without Physical Examination (DWPE) import alert list due to microbial contamination concerns.
Species lost deep in the Amazon rainforest
Species lost deep in the Amazon rainforest
10/29/2020 11:14:16 AM
Few places on Earth are as rich in biodiversity, and as removed from human influence, as the world’s largest rainforest -- the Amazon. Scientists at Louisiana State University have been conducting research in this pristine rainforest for decades.
X-Ray Material Imaging Provides Industry with Precise Details of Internal Structures and Features
X-Ray Material Imaging Provides Industry with Precise Details of Internal Structures and Features
10/28/2020 2:38:28 PM
X-ray imaging is a well-known method for examining the internal structural composition of a material in a nondestructive manner. This can be achieved because X-rays penetrate most substances and are only absorbed by relatively dense materials, allowing the inside of many materials to be examined without destroying or damaging it.
A new benchmark for sustainable business leadership through ambition and action
A new benchmark for sustainable business leadership through ambition and action
10/28/2020 10:23:01 AM
Today marks an important milestone, for WBCSD and for our member companies – and for me personally. Since 1995, at WBCSD we have been the go-to place for businesses that are serious about sustainability and demonstrate true leadership for sustainable development.
ROXY turns Moon dust into oxygen
ROXY turns Moon dust into oxygen
10/27/2020 7:07:57 PM
An international team led by Airbus Defence and Space (Friedrichshafen, Germany) with scientists from Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM (Dresden, Germany), Boston University (Massachusetts, USA) and Abengoa Innovación (Seville, Spain) has successfully demonstrated the production of oxygen and metals from simulated lunar dust …
Mystery Odor Causes the Temporary Evacuation of Police Dispatch Center in California
Mystery Odor Causes the Temporary Evacuation of Police Dispatch Center in California
10/27/2020 1:19:44 PM
Dispatchers at a police headquarters in California were evacuated from the building for a short time after complaints of a strong odor earlier this year.
NIOSH Releases New Noise Research for Service Sector Workers and Ways to Prevent Occupational Hearing Loss in Puerto Rico
NIOSH Releases New Noise Research for Service Sector Workers and Ways to Prevent Occupational Hearing Loss in Puerto Rico
10/27/2020 12:09:02 PM
New research was recently published from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) about the prevalence of occupational hearing loss among noise-exposed Services industry sector workers.
Papros clarifies news reports about who was first in automating dossier submissions for   the SCIP database
Papros clarifies news reports about who was first in automating dossier submissions for the SCIP database
10/27/2020 12:01:58 PM
Papros Inc, a leader in supply chain management has been doing automated SCIP submissions to the test SCIP database ever since ECHA allowed the system to system submissions.
Seatrec Raises $2M in Seed Funding to Commercialize Technology That Harvests Clean, Renewable Energy from the Ocean
Seatrec Raises $2M in Seed Funding to Commercialize Technology That Harvests Clean, Renewable Energy from the Ocean
10/27/2020 12:00:00 PM
Seatrec, a renewable energy company that harvests energy from temperature differences in the environment, today announces its $2M Seed funding round led by previous investor Dr.
Global “BiteMap” Reveals How Marine Food Webs May Change with Climate
Global “BiteMap” Reveals How Marine Food Webs May Change with Climate
10/27/2020 8:05:36 AM
Where are small marine animals most vulnerable to getting eaten? The answer has big consequences for coastal ecosystems, where most of the world’s fishing takes place, since predators can radically change underwater communities.
JCP&L Supports Ocean Action’s Annual Fall Beach Sweeps
JCP&L Supports Ocean Action’s Annual Fall Beach Sweeps
10/27/2020 6:54:56 AM
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), supported the cleanup of New Jersey’s beaches on October 24 by participating in Clean Ocean Action’s (COA) fall 2020 Beach Sweeps, serving as site sponsor for cleanup work at Belmar’s 16th Avenue Beach in Monmouth County.
California Greenhouse Gas Emissions Forecasted to fall 11% and Quebec Emissions to fall 13% in 2020; then rise again in 2021
California Greenhouse Gas Emissions Forecasted to fall 11% and Quebec Emissions to fall 13% in 2020; then rise again in 2021
10/26/2020 7:18:06 PM
A recent model update by CaliforniaCarbon.info projects an 11.1% fall in total Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions between the 2019 estimate and the 2020 estimate for California and 13.2% for Quebec.
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and Identifying Heavy Metal Exposure Risks in Homes, Schools and Businesses
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and Identifying Heavy Metal Exposure Risks in Homes, Schools and Businesses
10/26/2020 12:34:37 PM
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S.
Henkel advances sustainable packaging in its Beauty Care portfolio
Henkel advances sustainable packaging in its Beauty Care portfolio
10/26/2020 6:20:35 AM
Henkel drives further progress in promoting the concept of a circular economy in its Beauty Care portfolio: As part of the relaunches of the three major retail brands Nature Box, Gliss Kur and Syoss, the company is taking significant steps in advancing its packaging portfolio.
Oceana and Blancpain Announce Exclusive Partnership
Oceana and Blancpain Announce Exclusive Partnership
10/26/2020 5:07:03 AM
Oceana, the largest international organization dedicated solely to ocean conservation, has announced Blancpain as its exclusive watch partner, working together to further Oceana’s campaigns to restore ocean abundance and Blancpain’s commitment to ocean exploration and conservation.