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http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/could-mold-power-batteries-future-180958527/ An ordinary mold has extraordinary properties when it comes to powering batteries, Scottish researchers have discovered. The mold, Neurospora crassa, also known as red bread mold, can change manganese chloride into a compound containing manganese oxides, which have electrochemical properties. “This was quite a big surprise it was so effective,” says Geoffrey Gadd, a microbiologist at the Uni
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http://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=202465 Sterling, VA / U.S.A. – WEBWIRE – Sunday, March 13, 2016 California is the first state to explicitly declare that the presence of mold is an enforceable substandard housing condition. On Friday, Oct. 9, Gov. Jerry Brown approved SB 655 by Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles. Law in effect January 1, 2016. SB 655 adds mold as a substandard condition in Health and Safety Code 17920.3.
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http://www.idahostatejournal.com/members/man-moving-back-into-isu-apartment-after-mold-treated/article_51205920-3c6c-5730-936e-3c8be8943cec.html Matt Shugert and his 10-year-old daughter, Juliana Shugert, are moving back into their apartment at the Ridge Crest complex on the Idaho State University campus this weekend after being evacuated more than a month ago due to black mold growth. Matt said the mold was caused by a leaky window that was never repaired, even though he had