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Sediments From The Deep Sea Give Insight Into Dynamics Of The Deep Biosphere
2013-10-22 14:53:38

Max Planck Institute Traces of past microbial life in sediments off the coast of Peru document how the microbial ecosystem under the seafloor has responded to climate change over hundreds of thousands of years. For more a decade scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology and their colleagues at MARUM and the University of Aarhus have investigated microbial life from this habitat. This "Deep Biosphere", reaching several hundred meters below the seafloor, is exclusively...

Case Western Reserve University Makes Nanodiamonds In Ambient Conditions
2013-10-21 09:19:46

Case Western Reserve University Opens door for flexible electronics, implants and more Instead of having to use tons of crushing force and volcanic heat to forge diamonds, researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to cheaply make nanodiamonds on a lab bench at atmospheric pressure and near room temperature. The nanodiamonds are formed directly from a gas and require no surface to grow on. The discovery holds promise for many uses in technology and...

2013-10-19 23:01:50

Activated Carbon Market report analyzes the market with respect to market drivers, opportunities and winning imperatives related to the industry. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/activated-carbon-362.html (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 The “Activated Carbon Market - Products & Applications (2011 - 2016)”, analyzes activated market with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and trends in the diverse geographical regions including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific,...

2013-10-17 23:03:17

Transparency Market Research published new "Activated Carbon Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/activated-carbon-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Transparency Market Research has released a new market study titled "Activated Carbon Market (Powdered, Granular) for Liquid...

2013-10-16 23:22:11

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Functional Materials for Future Electronics: Metals, Inorganic & Organic Compounds, Graphene, CNT. London (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 The chemistry of the new electronics and electrics is key to its future, whether it is invisible, tightly rollable, biodegradable, edible, employing the memristor logic of the human brain or possessing any other previously- impossible capability in a manufactured device. De-risking that material...

diamonds on Jupiter and Saturn
2013-10-10 14:56:56

[ Watch the Video: Are There Diamonds On Saturn And Jupiter? ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists speaking at the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society say that Saturn and Jupiter may hold what many consider to be the key to a woman's heart: Diamonds. And lots of them. A team from the California Specialty Engineering and the University of Wisconsin, Madison said that Jupiter and Saturn could contain solid diamonds in their...

Arctic Tunda May Add To Greenhouse Gas Emissions
2013-10-10 13:11:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Arctic tundra is often thought of as a barren wasteland that has no direct bearing on global events. However, a team of Scandinavian scientists is warning that the tundra could be a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions if temperatures in the Arctic continue to rise. "The soil below the tundra contains very large quantities of carbon – more than twice as much as is present in the planet's entire atmosphere,”...

Diamond Planet Not So Precious After All
2013-10-09 04:42:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online What was believed to be the first planet discovered to be comprised largely of diamond most likely does not have a high content of the precious mineral after all, according to new research scheduled for publication in in the Astrophysical Journal. The planet, which is located approximately 40 light years from our solar system, was first analyzed in 2010. At the time, it was concluded that the world had a surface of graphite...

2013-10-08 23:28:55

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global and China Graphene Industry Report, 2012-2015” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-and-china-graphene-industry-report-2012-2015. Albany, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Global and China Graphene Industry Report, 2012-2015 Featuring excellent mechanical, thermal, electrical and magnetic properties, graphene enjoys broad prospect of its application in such fields as...


Latest Carbon Reference Libraries

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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2005-05-26 10:49:47

Graphite (named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1789, from the Greek γραφειν: "to draw/write", for its use in pencils) is one of the allotropes of carbon. Unlike diamond, graphite is a conductor, and can be used, for instance, as the material in the electrodes of an electrical arc lamp. Occurrence Associated minerals include: quartz, calcite, micas, iron meteorites and tourmalines. Notable occurrences include New York and Texas in the USA, Russia, Mexico, Greenland,...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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