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Obama’s Oval Office gets a makeover

September 1st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) The Oval Office is sporting a modern look with new and re-upholstered furniture, cream-coloured carpet, fresh paint and wallpaper. The president's desk, called the Resolute, however remains unchanged. New ... Read more...

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Most indoor household dust actually comes from outdoors

February 19th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Ever wondered from where does this dust on furniture comes from? Well, scientists have found the answer for you.Scientists in Arizona are reporting in the ACS' Environmental Science ... Read more...

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Age-old mystery of household dust solved

October 29th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A new American study has found that nearly 60 percent of the dust that gathers inside a house comes from outside.The research conducted by David Layton and Paloma ... Read more...

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Dust mites indulge in 24hr sex marathons

July 10th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 10 (ANI): Sydney mattresses are home to thousands of dust mites, who indulge in sex marathons lasting as long as 24 hours, says an expert.Dr. Matt Colloff, a CSIRO Entomology ... Read more...

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Carbon nanofibres can reduce upholstered furnitures flammability

December 14th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 14 (ANI): A new study suggests that the flammability of upholstered furniture can be dramatically reduced by adding a small amount of carbon nanofibres to the polyurethane foams that ... Read more...

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