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2013-07-19 23:01:32

Chia energy mix creator, Saquito Mix, is participating in the Summer Outdoor Retailer Event and Open Air Demo in Salt Lake City July 30th through August 3rd. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Chia energy mix company, Saquito Mix, is proud to participate in the Summer Outdoor Retailer Event and Open Air Demo in Salt Lake City, UT. This year’s Summer Market features a bevy of stores from around the world, featuring a collection of innovative gear, apparel, footwear, and accessories...

2013-07-10 14:51:45

In Bolivia, in the largest continuous salt desert in the world, researchers from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia have found a bacterium that stores large amounts of PHB, a prized polymer. This biodegradable plastic is used by the food and pharmaceutical industries, for example to produce nanospheres to transport antibiotics. In the quest for natural polymers to substitute for petroleum-based plastics, scientists have recently discovered that a microorganism in South America...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.