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Stanford-Led Study Assesses Environmental Costs And Benefits Of Fracking

Mark Golden, Stanford University Rising supplies of natural gas could benefit the environment by replacing coal as a fuel for electricity, but hydraulic fracturing poses dangers for people living near the wells, a new analysis finds. We can do...

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2014-09-15 12:24:50

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies showing fluoride can lower IQ are just the tip of the iceberg in fluoride/neurotoxicity research, according to evidence presented by attorney Michael Connett, Fluoride Action Network's (FAN) Special Projects Director at the 5th Annual FAN Conference on September 6, 2014. Public health officials never considered brain effects before instigating fluoride's addition to water supplies starting in 1945, attempting to reduce...

2014-09-15 08:23:44

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor of industrial and specialty chemicals and related chemistry services, announced that it has reached an agreement with Evonik Corporation to become the exclusive distributor for Evonik personal care products in the Northeastern United States. Evonik will continue to sell their silicone-based products directly. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100630/SF28924LOGO Evonik, a world...

2014-09-12 23:06:03

Water Treatment Chemicals water treatment chemicals market is profoundly analyzed in terms of revenue ($million) and volume (million pounds).(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/water-treatment-342.html) (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The report "Water Treatment Chemicals Market By Type (Coagulants & Flocculants, Corrosion Inhibitor, Scale Inhibitors, Biocides, Chelating Agents, Anti-foaming Agents, pH Adjusters & Others) & Application (Industrial & Municipal)...

2014-09-11 16:22:51

FAIRLAWN, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE:OMN) today announced that Anne Noonan will join the Company as President of the Performance Chemicals business segment, effective September 22, 2014. She succeeds James Hohman, who will retire from OMNOVA on October 24, 2014. To ensure an orderly transition, Mr. Hohman will assume the role of special advisor to Ms. Noonan until his retirement date. "We are excited to welcome Anne Noonan to OMNOVA Solutions," said...

2014-09-10 23:08:35

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of " Global Specialty Pulp And Paper Chemicals Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. View Full Report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/specialty-pulp-paper-chemicals-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Global Specialty Pulp and Paper Chemicals market is expected to reach USD 25.71 billion by 2020, according to a new study by...

2014-09-10 23:03:40

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Pesticides Market: India, China and Japan Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2009 - 2016" report to their offering. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 In simple terms, pesticides are substances that are meant for destroying, attracting, or mitigating any pest. They are effective forms of chemicals that control and eliminate the growth of the insects, fungi, herbs, and other...

2014-09-10 20:21:12

Gold standard for evaluating impact of chemicals on children's health NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and environmental advocate Jessica Alba today joined officials from the Mount Sinai Health System to formally open The Honest Company Ultra Clean Room. Part of Mount Sinai's Children's Environmental Health Center (CEHC), the new, state-of-the-art facility will measure, with greater sensitivity, the impact of chemicals in the environment on children's health....

2014-09-06 23:00:55

The Asia-Pacific Water Treatment Chemicals Market report defines and segments the water treatment chemicals market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-water-treatment-chemicals-6316179749.html (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Water Treatment Chemicals Market report defines and segments the water treatment chemicals market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the...

2014-09-06 12:20:07

DALLAS, Sept. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds "2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Rubber chemicals Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Rubber-internal Mixer Industry" reports to its research database. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140904/143272 This is a professional and depth research report on Global and China Rubber chemical industry. The report firstly introduced Rubber chemicals, basic information...

2014-09-05 23:03:02

The North America Water Treatment Chemicals Market report defines and segments the water treatment chemicals market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-water-treatment-chemicals-4991728118.html (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The North America Water Treatment Chemicals Market report defines and segments the water treatment chemicals market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the...


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2011-02-23 17:36:42

Potato virus Y (PVY) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Potyviridae. It is one of the most important plant viruses affecting potatoes. Infection results in various symptoms depending on the strain. Production loss is the most mild of the symptoms and "˜potato tuber necrotic ringspot disease' is the worst. Ringspot renders potatoes unmarketable and can therefore result in a major loss of income. Aphid vectors transmit PVY but it can also remain dormant in seed potatoes. The South...

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2005-09-12 10:19:57

The ants, one of the most successful groups of insects, are of particular interest because they form advanced colonies, and can constitute up to 15 percent of the total animal biomass of a tropical rainforest. They belong to the order Hymenoptera and are close relatives of the vespoid wasps. Ants appear in amber, found in central New Jersey, believed to be from the Cretaceous period. It is thought that they evolved from the wasps that had appeared during the Jurassic period. They are...

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2005-09-08 12:01:05

Fireflies, also known as lightning bugs, are nocturnal, luminous beetles of the family Lampyridae. These names come from the fact that some species as adults emit flashes of light to attract mates, using special light-emitting organs in the abdomen. The enzyme luciferase acts on luciferin to stimulate light emission. This reaction is of scientific interest, and genes coding for these substances have been spliced into many different organisms. Many species, especially in the genus Photinus,...

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