HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 28, 2014--Lapolla Industries, Inc. ("Lapolla") (OTCQB: LPAD), a Houston-based global supplier and manufacturer of spray polyurethane foam insulation, reflective roof coatings, and equipment designed to reduce energy consumption in the residential, industrial and commercial markets, announced today that it is the first company globally to develop the technology and commercially release Honeywell's new Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA) in spray foam insulation wall system in the USA.
LOS ANGELES (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Each year around 1,400 lung transplants are performed in the U.S. The traditional way to transport lungs for surgery involved putting them in a cooler with ice. Now there’s a better way to preserve these organs.
Parents who worry that speaking their native language at home will disrupt their child's ability to learn English have nothing to fear.
(BPT) - As students young and old head back to school, attention turns to getting good grades. Smart parents know that positive study habits boost success in the classroom, but finding ways to encourage kids academically can be difficult. A growing body of evidence proves peer learning and study groups are main drivers for academic success.
(Family Features) In today's information age, when news of a food recall travels fast, consumers are more conscious than ever before about the importance of food safety. Fortunately, providing safe food is the top priority for those in food production. But it's not always obvious to know how that focus translates into how foods like eggs are actually produced.
(BPT) - Your children are getting older and with each new grade level they want more independence. You’re OK with that, but you still get a little worried when you think about them getting to school safely each day. Whether they drive themselves, ride in a carpool or they take the bus, safety is paramount.
(Family Features) Ever hear the saying “Kitchens sell a home?” Well it’s true; the kitchen is the most important room in the home. Whether you’re considering putting your house on the market or investing in your home for personal long-term enjoyment, an upgraded and attractive kitchen can make your home irresistible.
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.
The falling birth rate in the United States may not be an indication that people don't want to have children, rather, it's a sign that economic decline and fertility problems have taken their toll.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty university and college professors say government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Florida Polytechnic University will soon open as Florida's 12th state university and will be the only one dedicated almost exclusively to producing science, technology, engineering and math degrees.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Palestinian official says Israeli aggression will not bring peace to the region.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments.
MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man has been sentenced to federal prison for lying to FBI agents about his attempts to travel to Africa to join a violent terrorist organization.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks have been up and down recently, and finished another mixed week on a down note. In their quarterly financial reports, both Amazon and Visa said that the second half of the year is looking more troubled than originally expected. That sent all three major indexes down Friday. For the week, the Dow lost nearly 140 points, but the S&P ended just about where it started at 1,978, while the Nasdaq composite gained 17 points.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The talk among Montana veterans has been about U.S. Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research paper he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has confirmed a large-scale offshore fish kill in the northeast Gulf of Mexico. Citizens have reported observations of thousands of dead and dying bottom-dwelling reef fish, including grouper, hogfish, white grunt, triggerfish and snapper, as well as sea turtles and crabs, to the FWC’s Fish Kill Hotline. Water quality is poor in the region with several reports of black water.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and researchers in New Jersey this summer.
On my wedding day, I wore white. I was as sweet and innocent as starched lace. I sat with my mother in a room waiting to be called in for the ceremony when my mother began to cry. She turned to me, sobbing, and said, "I guess I should tell you about sex."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — More than 13,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer each year. Many of these kids have to endure painful treatments that trigger stress, anxiety and depression.
(NewsUSA) - Let's face it. For many people, getting older has less to do with chasing the almighty dollar, and more to do with enjoying special moments with friends and family.