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Fighting fire with FireFOAM

Roughly 40 percent of all industrial property loss in the United States comes from fire, and fire is the leading cause of commercial property damage. For insurance companies, understanding how fires spread can help save their ...

dateJan 05, 2016 in Engineering
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Fire threatens Christmas kisses

Fire really is the Christmas grinch for WA mistletoe, with researchers discovering flames are the ultimate kiss of death for the festive plant.

dateDec 28, 2015 in Ecology
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Anger, fear at Delhi's pollution ground zero

For 12 hours a day, Raju Misra stands at his snack stall in the world's ultimate pollution blackspot, inhaling toxic fumes and railing against India's politicians for failing to clean up the filthy air.

dateDec 20, 2015 in Environment
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Norway's EV purchasing spree is climate friendly

If every other passenger car in Norway is plugged into the electric network by 2020, Europe will have to produce more electricity – mainly from coal-fired power plants – to meet the demand. But it will be a plus for the ...

dateDec 18, 2015 in Environment
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