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A plant first used by prehistoric man 32,000 years ago to make clothes, twine and other equipment may now be put to a vital new use in today's hospitals, according to scientists.
Researchers have found that fibres from the common flax plant can kill bacteria when treated with light-sensitive dyes and exposed to red light.
Academics at the
OCS Group, one of the UK's largest facilities services providers with operations in over 40 countries, has entered into a business integration initiative whereby it now offers Total Facilities Management (TFM) services and end-to-end solutions to Indian clients.
The company has recently invested Rs. 200 crore (28 million euros) in high
US-based batteries manufacturer Trojan Battery has a new investment partner - Charlesbank Capital Partners. Trojan has been owned by the Godber family since it was founded in 1925 and this move introduces the first outside equity for the company. The management team has also invested and the Godber family maintains its significant
The judging panel for the CMS Purus Awards have announced a list of 16 finalists. The winners will be presented with their awards on the opening day of the CMS exhibition, which takes place in Berlin from September 24-27.
A total of 47 entries were submitted over five categories and judged according to their design elements: functionality, user
As Glastonbury festival-goers packed up their tents last week they were literally wading through litter. But spare a thought for those responsible for cleaning up the UK site - home to one of the world's largest music festivals - and getting it back to a fully functioning farm.
It will take six weeks for 1,300 recycling volunteers to pick up the
Mike Sullivan, managing director of hand hygiene products supplier GOJO Industries - Europe writes his latest hand hygiene blog for the ECJ website. He has worked closely with the UK National Health Service (NHS), the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Société Française d'Hygiène Hospitalière, the