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2014-07-29 08:26:12

WELLESLEY, Massachusetts, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCC Research [http://www.bccresearch.com ] (www.bccresearch.com [E:\BCC Research\Company General Info\www.bccresearch.com ]) reveals in its new report, OILFIELD PROCESS CHEMICALS: GLOBAL MARKETS [http://www.bccresearch.com/market-research/chemicals/oilfield-process-chemicals-chm039c.html ] , the global market for oilfield process chemicals is expected to grow to nearly $9.7 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound...

2014-07-28 09:55:59

USGS Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest, according to a new USGS study. This is the first broad-scale investigation of neonicotinoid insecticides in the Midwestern United States and one of the first conducted within the United States. Effective in killing a broad range of insect pests, use of neonicotinoid insecticides has dramatically increased over the last decade across the United States, particularly in...

2014-07-24 16:29:42

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SSD) today announced its second quarter 2014 results. Results of Operations for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2014, Compared with the Three Months Ended June 30, 2013 Overview Net sales increased 6.4% to $207.9 million for the second quarter of 2014 from $195.3 million for the second quarter of 2013. The Company had net income of $20.5 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to...

2014-07-24 08:25:35

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Second quarter 2014: -- Sales EUR18.5 billion (+ 1 percent) -- EBIT before special items EUR2.1 billion (+ 12 percent) -- Considerable earnings growth in the chemicals business and in Oil & Gas -- Earnings in Agricultural Solutions considerably below previous year quarter due to currency effects -- Outlook 2014 confirmed: slight increase in EBIT before special...

2014-07-23 12:24:39

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Specialty Water Treatment Chemicals: Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2070048/Specialty-Water-Treatment-Chemicals-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.htmlREPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global market for specialty chemicals for water treatment reached $23.7 billion in 2013. This market is expected to grow to nearly $25.3 billion in 2014 and $33.6 billion in 2019 with a...

2014-07-22 08:24:11

Market participants must partner with LED manufacturers to capitalize on emergence of innovative fixtures, finds Frost & Sullivan MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are rapidly taking the place of older, less durable and energy-efficient lighting technologies around the world. As chemicals and materials are needed at all stages of the LED fixture's manufacturing process, chemical companies will play a critical role in the future success of the...

2014-07-21 16:22:50

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Fuel Additives Market by Applications (Diesel, Gasoline & Aviation), Types (Deposit control, Antioxidant, Corrosion inhibitor, Lubricity & Cetane improvers and others) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" to its store. DALLAS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The move to low sulphur content fuels will help the application of newer emissions control technologies like addition of fuel additives, which would substantially lower the emissions of particulate matter...

2014-07-18 12:22:17

DUBLIN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7jfldl/mining_chemicals) has announced the addition of the "Mining Chemicals Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The demand for mining chemicals is mainly prompted by decreasing ore grades globally and the growing stringent environment and legislative...

2014-07-15 23:08:11

Introducing the Third and Final eBook in the Series Offering Audit and Compliance Guidance for Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Requirements Involving Hazardous Chemicals (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Specialty Technical Publishers, premier North American publisher of audit, compliance and risk solutions, today announced the release of the final volume in its three-part series of complimentary eBooks to help organizations manage chemicals safely. Organizations that deal with hazardous...

2014-07-14 23:09:16

Women's Voices examines patent data on harmful chemicals in common products. Missoula, MT (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 New research and analysis from the national women's health organization Women's Voices for the Earth examines toxic ingredients in tampons, a product used by the vast majority of women nationwide, including specific chemicals that may be found in the product’s absorptive materials, as well as additives and fragrances that may put women’s health at risk....


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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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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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