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2013-05-30 23:02:50

Convert an iPhone into a pH meter with no charging required. Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 On-the-go consultants and others working in the field now have a mobile option for measuring pH wherever they sample. The pH Module with pH electrode for iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod® from Cole-Parmer converts any of these devices into an easy-to-use pH meter. Users simply plug the PH-1 module into their mobile device to measure and record values, date and time, and GPS location. They...

2012-12-19 05:02:07

Wastech Controls and Engineering now offers a variety of solutions for acid waste neutralization. Chatsworth, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 Wastech Controls and engineering offers off-the-shelf and custom solutions for acid waste neutralization. These pH neutralization systems are designed to be cost effective and are automated to neutralize strong acids without putting the operator at risk. Wastech pH neutralization systems are specifically designed to handle strong acids, and to bring the...

2012-08-17 23:03:57

More than 15,000 ForYou, Inc. distributors to market AlkaBest to individuals, restaurants, spas and fitness centers throughout the U.S. and Bermuda Miami, Fla (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Alkalife, the leading provider of alkaline water and the original pH booster drops, today announced a partnership with ForYou, Inc. to market AlkaBest, a revolutionary water ionizer that turns ordinary water into high-purity ionized water, filtering heavy metals and other harmful substances while retaining...

Effect Of Acid In The Brain
2012-05-18 13:57:21

UI team develops new way to look at brain function University of Iowa neuroscientist John Wemmie, M.D., Ph.D., is interested in the effect of acid in the brain. His studies suggest that increased acidity or low pH, in the brain is linked to panic disorders, anxiety, and depression. But his work also suggests that changes in acidity are important for normal brain activity too. "We are interested in the idea that pH might be changing in the functional brain because we've been hot on the...

2012-05-03 16:04:00

UD's long-term monitoring shows 60 percent reduction in acidity of Delaware rain Several decades ago, precipitation in Delaware was among the most acidic in the country. Pollutants in the air reacted with rainwater to sprinkle sulfuric, nitric and carbonic acids onto the ground below, affecting crops and ecosystems statewide. The scientific consensus is that pollution controls enacted through the Clean Air Act Amendments in the 1990s and other measures have helped decrease the acidity...


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Ocean Acidification
2013-04-01 10:32:20

Ocean acidification is the name that was given to the ongoing decrease in the pH of Earth’s oceans, a cause of the uptake of anthropogenic carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. About 30 to 40 percent of the carbon dioxide that is released by humans into the atmosphere dissolves into the lakes, oceans, and rivers. To maintain the chemical equilibrium, some of it reacts with the water to create carbonic acid. Some of these extra carbonic acid molecules react with a water molecule to provide a...

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2010-11-15 18:19:11

A pH meter, typically consisting of a special measuring probe connected to an electronic meter, is an electronic instrument used to measure the pH (acidity or alkalinity) of a liquid. The probe measures pH as the hydrogen ion activity that surrounds a thin-walled glass bulb at its tip. A small voltage is produce by the probe that measures and displays pH units by the meter. The meter circuit displays voltmeter in pH units instead of volts. The circuit of the pH meter consists of operational...

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