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Synthetic Gasoline Production Made Easier
2013-12-03 04:48:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have reportedly developed a novel chemical system that uses inexpensive and easy-to-fabricate carbon-based nanofiber materials that could prove promising in the development of synthetic gasoline. Writing in the online edition of the journal Nature Communications, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) mechanical and industrial engineering professor Amin Salehi-Khojin and his colleagues report that their system...

2013-11-25 23:22:27

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Activated Carbon markets. Global market for Activated Carbon is projected to reach 1.87 million metric tons by 2018, driven by stringent environmental regulations, especially in the United States. San Jose, California (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Follow us on LinkedIn - Activated carbon is an ubiquitous material finding usage in a myriad of applications ranging from water treatment, air purification, food & beverage...

Amber Earth's Atmosphere
2013-11-18 12:37:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Elevated levels of oxygen in the atmosphere may have caused dinosaurs, insects and other organisms to grow to gigantic sizes millions of years ago, according to prevailing theories. If a new study from scientists at the Universities of Kansas and Alberta is correct, then the atmosphere of the Cretaceous had a relatively low oxygen content – making the high-oxygen theories severely flawed. “We do not want to negate the influence...

2013-11-17 23:01:47

Global Carbon Nanotubes Market 2014-2018 report says key factors contributing to this market growth is the potential of carbon nanotubes to replace other materials. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 The increasing production capacity of vendors is a major trend being witnessed in the Global Carbon Nanotubes market at present. Owing to the growing demand for carbon nanotubes in the Consumer Goods, Electrical and Electronics, Energy, Healthcare, Automobile, Aerospace, and Defense...

2013-11-10 23:00:36

Transparency Market Research published new "Activated Carbon Market (Powdered, Granular) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with request TOC; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/activated-carbon-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 Transparency Market Research has released a new market study titled "Activated Carbon Market...

2013-10-31 23:26:43

The use of GRAPHALLOY® bearings and wear rings when pumping low viscosity fluids allows tighter clearances, improving reliability, lowering vibration and increasing efficiency in vertical and horizontal pumps. Yonkers, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Graphite Metallizing Corporation announces a range of custom GRAPHALLOY® bearings and wear rings designed for pumping low viscosity fluids such as Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs), LNG, CO2 and other light hydrocarbons. GRAPHALLOY bearings...


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
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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