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2014-02-18 23:31:03

Introducing the Second eBook in the Series Offering Audit and Compliance Guidance for Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Requirements Involving Hazardous Chemicals North Vancouver, B.C., Canada (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Specialty Technical Publishers, premier North American publisher of audit, compliance and risk solutions, today announced the release of the second in its three-part series of complimentary eBooks to help organizations manage chemicals safely. Organizations that deal...

2014-02-18 12:23:08

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clayton, Dubilier & Rice ("CD&R") and Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH) today announced an agreement under which a CD&R-managed fund will acquire Ashland Water Technologies ("AWT"), a leading global supplier of specialty chemicals for process, functional and water treatment applications. AWT serves customers in the pulp, paper, power generation, mining, oil & gas refining, chemical processing, general industrial, food and beverage,...

2014-02-18 08:24:16

Metabolix Develops New PHA Biopolymer Modifiers to Improve Performance of PLA While Retaining Clarity, Biobased Properties and Compostability; Developments to be Presented at Innovation Takes Root 2014 CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX), an innovation-driven performance biomaterials company delivering sustainable solutions to the plastics, chemicals and energy industries, today announced recent advancements in the development of the...

2014-02-17 08:22:32

LONDON, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) Market 2013-2023 Report Details The Thermoplastic Elastomers market will be driven by ongoing product innovation on the part of Thermoplastic Elastomers manufacturers, allowing Thermoplastic Elastomers to continue to displace traditional elastomers and thermoplastics in a variety of applications. In major industries there has been a major shift from PVC...

2014-02-14 23:00:48

Number of Chemicals Known to Injure the Developing Brain Doubles in Seven Years, According to Mount Sinai and Harvard Researchers New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The number of industrial chemicals recognized as causing neurodevelopmental disabilities, including autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia, and other cognitive impairments, have more than doubled in the seven years since a landmark study of these toxins was first published, according to new...

2014-02-14 08:27:30

DALLAS, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Agrochemicals Market by Type (Fertilizers, Pesticides), by Fertilizer Type (Nitrogenous, Potassic, Phosphatic), by Pesticide Type (Organophosphates, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoides, Bio-Pesticides), & Sub-types - Global Market Trends & Forecast to 2018", defines and segments Agrochemicals Market with analysis and forecasting of market demand & revenue. This market would grow from an estimated $203,567.6 million in...

2014-02-13 16:21:38

LONDON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Water for PowerOverviewWater and power are inseparable. Water is the 'working fluid' for the thermal power industry - the largest industrial user of water in the world. So, it goes without saying that this growth will create huge global opportunities for the water sector - and we show you why the biggest opportunities will be in water and wastewater treatment.On top of a...

2014-02-13 12:22:03

Trends point to increased M&A as companies continue to focus on key end markets including agrochemicals, bio-based/green chemicals, and health and nutrition NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in 2014 for the global chemical industry will likely increase due to downstream value-added opportunities, continued strength in specialty chemicals, and portfolio realignments in North America. This is according to the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited...

2014-02-11 12:23:28

LONDON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:A Profile of the African Paint Industry IRL is pleased to present its updated Profile of the African Paint Industry, which represents one of ten regional volumes available covering the global paints and coatings industry. The geographical scope is as follows:Algeria Cameroon EgyptEthiopia Gabon GhanaIvory Coast Kenya LibyaMorocco Mozambique NamibiaNigeria Senegal South AfricaTanzania...

2014-02-11 04:21:32

Nexeo Solutions Continues to Build Capability THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexeo Solutions, a leader in chemicals distribution, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Archway Sales, Inc. and JACAAB, LLC ("Archway"). This acquisition reflects Nexeo Solutions' continued focus and commitment to expand its presence in specialty chemicals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121008/MM89025LOGO) "Archway's specialty portfolio closely...


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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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