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Astronauts figure out how to clean the ISS

Houston - Cleaning and controlling debris on a space station is tricky work. Microgravity can turn gasses, dust, fluids and sharp objects into a floating hazard. A science team have come up with a solution.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Cleaning wood leads to fewer insects in Canada

Fumigating or heat treating wooden pallets and crates slows down the spread of bark- and wood-boring insect pests, such as the emerald ash borer, according to some new research.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Food industry cleaning products can be dangerous

A new report warns that biocides used in the food industry at low doses may be endangering, rather than protecting, public health by increasing antibiotic resistance in bacteria.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Super-fungus developed to clean-up harmful toxins

A research team have discovered that a fungus that is common in polluted water produces environmentally important minerals as it reproduces. By utilizing this, scientists can develop a mineral that can be used to clean-up toxic residues.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Op-Ed: 'Cleaning Fairy' defends entering homes without permission

Westlake - Last month a woman was arrested in connection with breaking into a home, not to steal anything, but to clean it without the owners' permission. Now she's indicating she didn't do anything wrong.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 9 comments

Woman breaks in and cleans house, leaves $75 bill

Westlake - An Ohio family was stunned to learn that someone broke into their home, not to steal anything, but to clean it. Not only was parts of their house tidied, but the intruder left a $75 cleaning bill.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 9 comments

Sticky situation in Rome

Rome - The authorities in Rome, concerened with the thousands of pieces of chewing gum discarded onto the streets and stuck onto buildings, have launched a volunteer-based drive to clean up the city and remove the unsightly, sticky blobs.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Nude house cleaners are beating the economy slump

When a group of Croatian students lost their temporary jobs in the credit crunch, they came up with the perfect way to turn their busts into a boom - a nude cleaning agency.
In the Media by Kim I. Hartman - 15 comments

Your weekly shopping bag could make you sick

Do you clean your reusable grocery bags each week before you put them away? If you don't you could be setting your family up for a painful bout of food poisoning.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 10 comments

Boy, 12, killed accidentally by gun-cleaning dad

A 12-year-old-boy was shot and accidentally killed by his father. The father was cleaning an old gun and didn’t realize there was a bullet in it, according to the Michigan Police Department.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 6 comments

iRobot Dips Toe into Pool-Cleaning Market

Pool boys, you're on notice. iRobot has, in conjunction with AquaJet LLC and Aquatron, Inc., introduced not one, but two pool-cleaning robotics.
In the Media by RobotGod - 2 comments

Warning over surgery kit cleaning

A plan to move the sterilisation of surgical equipment out of hospitals is "a recipe for chaos", a group of surgeons has said
In the Media by Bharvi - 3 comments

Superstition sparks toilet cleaning craze

The Japanese believe cleaning, like really cleaning, your toilets can bring you good luck, thanks to fortune tellers.
In the Media by Zanimum - 4 comments


Different approach to getting kids to do chores around the house.
In the Media by Woodbine1967 - 4 comments

Self-Cleaning Underwear Goes Weeks Without Washing

Self-cleaning fabrics could revolutionize the sport apparel industry. The technology, created by scientists working for the U.S. Air Force, has already been used to create t-shirts and underwear that can be worn hygenically for weeks without washing.
In the Media by Ziad Chatila - 15 comments

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The Dyson Digital Slim vacuum cleaner
Front cover of  Guide to Cleaning & Disinfecting Cleanrooms’ by Tim Sandle
Front cover of 'Guide to Cleaning & Disinfecting Cleanrooms’ by Tim Sandle

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