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Mechanism Discovered in Deep Ocean Production Of Methane
2012-08-31 13:17:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While searching for new and more effective antibiotics, a team of biologists and chemists has stumbled upon the mechanism responsible for the deep ocean production of methane, a greenhouse gas that drives climate change. Researchers from the University of Illinois and the University of Washington began their studies examining microbes´ production of phosphonates that these tiny creatures use to disrupt bacteria and other...

2012-08-23 23:00:04

Chemtex International Inc., a leader in chemical engineering and renewable processes, is pleased to announce that it has received a Letter of Conditional Commitment for a USD 99 million Loan Guarantee from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) under their 9003 Biorefinery Assistance Program for the engineering and construction of “Project Alpha.” Wilmington, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 22, 2012 Chemtex International Inc., a leader in chemical engineering and...

Mystery About Sky-high Methane Closer To Being Solved
2012-08-22 14:31:40

Commercial natural gas was likely major factor in late-20th century stabilization Increased capture of natural gas from oil fields probably accounts for up to 70 percent of the dramatic leveling off seen in atmospheric methane at the end of the 20th century, according to new UC Irvine research being published Thursday, Aug. 23, in the journal Nature. “We can now say with confidence that, based on our data, the trend is largely a result of changes in fossil fuel use,” said...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'