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Unseen Armies Of Viruses And Bacteria Battle In The Deep
2014-05-02 03:58:44

National Science Foundation More than a mile beneath the ocean's surface, as dark clouds of mineral-rich water billow from seafloor hot springs called hydrothermal vents, unseen armies of viruses and bacteria wage war. Like pirates boarding a treasure-laden ship, the viruses infect bacterial cells to get the loot: tiny globules of elemental sulfur stored inside the bacterial cells. Instead of absconding with their prize, the viruses force the bacteria to burn their valuable sulfur...

2014-02-21 23:25:43

A green energy video by GreenByNumbers.come educates consumers about renewable resources that contribute to a more sustainable future. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 GreenByNumbers.com released a new green energy video (http://www.greenbynumbers.com/green-sustainable-energy) to help visitors with their search for sustainable homes, alternative energy sources, and low-impact products. The video was created to empower visitors and fuel their power needs. Consumers learn about the importance of...

2013-09-09 23:24:21

Westinghouse Electric Company, Toshiba Corporation and Exelon Nuclear Partners today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint proposal for the construction of nuclear power plants for King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, the government body established to develop alternative energy sources in Saudi Arabia. Brussels, Belgium (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Westinghouse Electric Company, Toshiba Corporation and Exelon Nuclear Partners (ENP),...

2013-05-09 23:35:58

This summer, Impact with Martin Sheen audiences will see how alternative energy sources are an important part of a clean and cheap energy future. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 The producers of Impact with Martin Sheen are pleased to announce a July debut for a new report showing audiences how scientists and engineers are working to satisfy America´s energy demands with alternative sources. Impact Martin Sheen is an independently produced television series airing in markets around...

Renewable Energy Use Up, Overall Energy Down In 2011
2012-10-25 15:04:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As Americans consumed less energy last year than the year before, that energy was--more than ever before--generated by renewable energy sources, according to a series of flow charts released by the federally funded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The laboratory said that a shift to more energy efficient technologies in the transportation and residential sectors was behind the drop in energy consumption, from 98 quadrillion...

2012-01-19 17:36:16

Concerns about the worldwide energy supply and national, environmental and economic security have resulted in a search for alternative energy sources. A new University of Illinois study shows Miscanthus x giganteus (M. x giganteus) is a strong contender in the race to find the next source of ethanol if appropriate growing conditions are identified. M. x giganteus is a bioenergy crop that can be grown to produce ethanol. The study investigated the establishment success, plant growth and dry...

2011-08-10 00:00:30

The intricate connection between water and energy has become threatened in recent years by the rapid depletion of both essential resources. But due to Israel's work in developing water-conservation technologies and ever-increasing use of alternative energy sources, water and energy consumption as we know it can continue to flourish. This year's upcoming WATEC Israel 2011 will shine a timely light on the Water & Energy Nexus that is proving to be a topic worth discussion. Houston, TX...

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  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.