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2011-01-27 00:02:58

C6 Technology is an innovative process that protects your clothing even in the most inconvenient of circumstances. Beaverton, OR (Vocus/PRWEB) January 26, 2011 Skankeywear®-Beaverton, Oregon. C6 Technology® is an innovative technology that can be applied to any fabric before or after production. Being able to apply this treatment to a finished product opens new doors and capabilities for the fabric product that is treated. Now embroideries, screen printed products, seams and...

2011-01-11 08:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Water Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GWTR) has been issued U.S. Patent Number 7,867,470 for the on-site production of sulfuric acid by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent covers a process for producing sulfuric acid directly at locations where it is needed and in quantities sufficient for immediate use, thereby reducing the cost and safety concerns of transporting and storing acid. Research and development of this...

2010-11-17 13:50:00

TSX-V: CST  Outstanding shares: 60,261,136 QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CO(2) Solution Inc. ("CO(2) Solution" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its 2010 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Wednesday, November 24, 2010, at 2:30 pm EST, at Laval University, Pavillon La Laurentienne Auditorium Jean Paul Tardif Room 1334, in Quebec City. CO(2) Solution will also be broadcasting the Annual and Special meeting of Shareholders...

2010-11-08 19:30:11

University of Toronto scientists have found that chemicals used to line junk food wrappers and microwave popcorn bags are migrating into food and being ingested by people where they are contributing to chemical contamination observed in blood. Perfluorinated carboxylic acids or PFCAs are the breakdown products of chemicals used to make non-stick and water- and stain-repellant products ranging from kitchen pans to clothing to food packaging.  PFCAs, the best known of which is...

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2010-11-01 13:41:27

Current computer models may underestimate levels of ground-level ozone A team of scientists has, for the first time, completely characterized an important chemical reaction that is critical to the formation of ground-level ozone in urban areas. The team's results indicate that computer models may be underestimating ozone levels in urban areas during episodes of poor air quality (smoggy days) by as much as five to 10 percent. Ground level ozone poses significant health hazards to people,...

2010-08-24 17:15:16

Mapping the structure of protonated water clusters Water molecules are continuously forming short-lived networks called clusters. These can in turn bind positively charged protons, and such clusters can provide active functional groups in proteins. Using infrared spectroscopy, it is possible to determine the bond strengths, geometrical structures and chemical properties of protonated water clusters. In order to measure the spectrum of molecular vibrations in clusters it is, however, necessary...

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2010-06-10 09:16:00

Using a chemical trick that allows them to change the acidity of a solution almost instantly, a team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has demonstrated a simple and effective technique for quantifying how the stability of nanoparticle solutions change when the acidity of their environment suddenly changes*. The measurement method and the problem studied are part of a broader effort at NIST to understand the environmental, health and safety implications of...

2010-03-03 06:24:00

LONDON, March 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Boron: Global Industry Markets and Outlook (12th Edition, 2010) Global demand for boron, an essential component in the manufacture of fibreglass and borosilicate glass, grew strongly in the three years to 2008. Products containing boron in the form of borates or boric acid pervade every part of everyday life from borosilicate glass in LCD screens to composites used in car body panels to glass wool for loft insulation. Growth has been...

2010-01-20 06:00:00

POMACLE, France, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ - Bioamber, a joint venture between US-based DNP Green Technology and France-based ARD (Agro-industrie Recherches et Developpements), announces the successful start-up and commissioning of the world's first bio-based succinic acid plant. Since December 2009, the plant has been producing renewable succinic acid from wheat derived glucose. Built on time and on budget, this industrial scale plant has an initial annual capacity of 2,000 metric tons....

2009-12-10 09:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Frbiz.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, reports phosphate rock and yellow phosphorus prices continue to rise. The price for phosphate rock, yellow phosphorus, phosphoric acid and other phosphorus chemical products, recently rise. Frbiz's analyst believes that the phosphorus chemical products rise in prices was mainly due to the dual factors of demand and cost. Frbiz's data...


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2005-05-25 17:01:27

Sulfur (or Sulphur; see spelling below) is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol S and atomic number 16. It is an abundant, tasteless, odorless, multivalent non-metal. Sulfur, in its native form, is a yellow crystaline solid. In nature, it can be found as the pure element or as sulfide and sulfate minerals. It is an essential element for life and is found in several amino acids. Its commercial uses are primarily in fertilizers but it is also widely used in gunpowder,...

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