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2014-07-14 23:02:03

The report states that polyvinyl chloride PVC market will reach 48,320.85 kilotons by 2018, at the growth rate of over 5.2%. It covers market growth across various regions and major countries in these regions. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/polyvinyl-chloride-market-201158187.html (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The report, "Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Market by Raw Material (EDC & Acetylene), Polymerization Process, Product, End User Industry (Construction, Automotive,...

2014-07-14 20:20:55

Dehydrons are defects in protein structure that promote protein associations. Scientist Ariel Fernandez Stigliano recently showed that they are also endowed with chemical functionality, enabling and stimulating enzyme catalysis. The discovery may have paramount implications for biomedical engineering, catalysis optimization and epistructure-based drug design. HOUSTON and BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ariel Fernandez Consultancy serves the biotechnology...

2014-07-14 20:20:43

TSX-V: CST Outstanding Shares: 94,287,836 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO and QUEBEC CITY, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2) Solutions Inc. ("CO(2) Solutions") (TSX-V: CST), the leading innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, and Neumann Systems Group, Inc. ("NSG"), an established emissions control solutions provider, today provide an update on the technical progress towards establishing a commercial ultra-low cost carbon dioxide (CO(2)) capture and reuse...

2014-07-14 16:25:53

DUBLIN, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "RF GaN Technology & Market Analysis: Applications, Players, Devices & Substrates 2010-2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Over the last several years, the silicon LDMOS coverage of high-power RF amplification applications in the 2GHz+ frequency range has decreased from 92% to 76%; the remaining 24% market share is mainly addressed by...

2014-07-14 16:21:17

DUBLIN, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Power GaN Market 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Overall, 2020 could see an estimated device market size of almost $600M, leading to approximately 580,000 x 6 wafers to be processed. Ramp-up will be quite impressive starting in 2016, at an estimated 80% CAGR through 2020, based upon a scenario where EV/HEV begins adopting GaN in 2018-2019. The power...

Boron 'Buckyball' Discovered By Researchers
2014-07-14 03:29:25

By Kevin Stacey, Brown University The discovery 30 years ago of soccer-ball-shaped carbon molecules called buckyballs helped to spur an explosion of nanotechnology research. Now, there appears to be a new ball on the pitch. Researchers from Brown University, Shanxi University and Tsinghua University in China have shown that a cluster of 40 boron atoms forms a hollow molecular cage similar to a carbon buckyball. It's the first experimental evidence that a boron cage...

Vibrations Enhance Photosynthesis Efficiency Deep Within Spinach Leaves
2014-07-14 03:04:33

Nicole Casal Moore, University of Michigan Biophysics researchers at the University of Michigan have used short pulses of light to peer into the mechanics of photosynthesis and illuminate the role that molecule vibrations play in the energy conversion process that powers life on our planet. The findings could potentially help engineers make more efficient solar cells and energy storage systems. They also inject new evidence into an ongoing "quantum biology" debate over exactly how...

2014-07-14 13:00:48

Rutgers New catalyst based on carbon nanotubes may rival cost-prohibitive platinum for reactions that split water into hydrogen and oxygen Rutgers researchers have developed a technology that could overcome a major cost barrier to make clean-burning hydrogen fuel – a fuel that could replace expensive and environmentally harmful fossil fuels. The new technology is a novel catalyst that performs almost as well as cost-prohibitive platinum for so-called electrolysis reactions, which...

2014-07-14 12:28:14

ALBANY, New York, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Carbon Black Market for Textile Fibers (Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic and Others) for Apparels, Home Textiles and Other End-users - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019." According to the report, the global carbon black market for textile fibers was valued at USD 597.2 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 964.4...

Modern-day Recipe For A Lush, Green Lawn
2014-07-14 12:29:35

American Society of Agronomy In Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and other major cities in New Mexico, nearly every public golf course is now watered with treated municipal wastewater rather than precious potable water supplies. Across the US Southwest as a whole, more than 40% of all golf courses receive treated effluent. Reusing the effluent increases the sustainability of golf courses. Additionally, golf courses and homeowners alike fertilize their lawns during the growing season. The major...


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Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Camphora tree, Cinnamomum camphora
2014-02-07 09:51:33

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Camphor tree, Camphorwood or Camphor laurel. C. camphora plants belong to the Lauraceae family. The tree is indigenous to China, specifically south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It has been introduced and has become naturalized in many other regions of the world and the tree is considered an invasive species in parts of the United States and Australia. Cinnamomum...

Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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