Antibacterial properties have been discovered in natural clay deposits - and researchers hope that these will help in the fight against superbugs.
The clay was found in a volcanic deposit near Crater Lake, Oregon in the US. Thought to be between 20 and 30 million years old, it was formed from silica-rich magma and hydrothermal water resulting
Brazen drug traffickers used liquid soap bottles to hide huge quantities of heroin in a smuggling attempt that was foiled by officials last month.
The shipment of drugs from Azerbaijan was bound for Turkey, but law enforcement officers caught up with the traffickers in Georgia. The heroin was confiscated by the Georgian police and the Revenue
A Hong Kong professor has devised a system making it easier for the visually impaired to use the toilets on an aircraft.
The BrailleWise concept uses strips of Braille lettering around the lavatory cubicle that provide direction signs to the various facilities in the washroom.
Upon entering the lavatory, the visually-impaired passenger will be
The first ISSA/Interclean Istanbul exhibition takes place from September 25-27 in Turkey. This is the newest in the ISSA/Interclean series of exhibitions, which are organised by Amsterdam RAI in association with trade organisation ISSA. Turkish cleaning association TESHIAD is a co-organiser of the event.
With over 150 exhibitors and 3,500
Sealed Air, parent company of the Diversey Care business, has acquired the Virox Technologies Accel brand, along with its related healthcare businesses in the USA and Canada.
Diversey Care has had a longstanding exclusive, global relationship with Virox and the acquisition will enhance the company's marketing of Virox's proprietary Accelerated
Hand hygiene rates were found to be three times higher when auditors were visible to healthcare workers than when there were no auditors present, according to a study in a major Canadian acute care hospital.