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2015-04-14 08:23:08

NORWELL, Mass. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Harbors Inc.

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WAYZATA, Minn., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Oil and Gas, Inc.

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X-energy will be the first ever manufacturer of pebble fuel in the U.S., and will use them in its Xe-100 reactor GREENBELT, Md., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- X-energy, a Greenbelt-based

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BAODING, China, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), one of the world's leading solar panel manufacturers,

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Auto Shanghai 2015 will showcase company's growth plans in China by showing newest advancements in seating, interiors and batteries PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global automotive

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DRESDEN, Germany, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Technological, economic and social progress is based on industrial innovations and economic growth.

2015-04-13 23:10:17

Join leading experts, explorers, scientists, and practitioners as they convene in Houston to explore the limits of human performance and exploration like never before. Houston,

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Dr. Alison Jolly (1937-2014) was one of the world’s most respected primatologists and conservationists known particularly for her work with lemurs in Madagascar.

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Alejandro Regueiro, HVH Program Manager at Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America, Inc.

2015-04-13 23:05:46

JuiceBox Energy, Inc. announces availability of a new 8.6kWh lithium-ion energy storage system for solar energy storage and smart home connectivity.


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Ipomopsis polyantha
2014-12-13 15:16:45

Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...

Ipomopsis aggregata
2014-12-13 14:49:47

Ipomopsis aggregata is a flowering plant species. The plant’s Latin scientific name, “Ipomopsis”, means similar to Ipomoea or Morning Glories, referencing the species similarities. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Scarlet Gilia, Scarlet trumpet and Skyrocket. I. aggregata is indigenous to western North America. It can be found growing from British Columbia all the way south to Mexico. Ipomopsis aggregata is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. Ipomopsis aggregata...

Elingamita
2014-12-13 14:45:59

Elingamita is a genus consisting of one single tree/shrub species. The single species is the Elingamita johnsonii plant. Elingamita is a member of the Myrsinaceae family. Elingamita johnsonii plants can be found growing naturally only on the Three Kings Islands of New Zealand. The plant may grow as a small tree or as a shrub in forest and coastal scrub habitats. Due to the species limited areas of growth the genus is vulnerable to extinction due to fire or unforeseen events. Elingamita...

Laysan Rail, Porzana palmeri
2014-12-09 12:15:35

The Laysan Rail or Laysan Crake (Porzana palmeri) was a flightless bird native to the Northwest Hawaiian Island of Laysan. This small island was, and still is, an important seabird colony, and sustained numerous native species, including the rail. It became extinct because of habitat loss and by domestic rabbits, and eventually, World War II. Its scientific name is in honor of Henry Palmer, who collected in the Hawaiian Islands for Walter Rothschild. It was a rather small bird, measuring...

Hawaiian Rail, Porzana sandwichensis
2014-12-09 12:12:23

The Hawaiian Rail (Porzana sandwichensis), known also as the Hawaiian Crake or the Hawaiian Spotted Rail, was a rather enigmatic species of minuscule rail that resided on Big Island of Hawaii, but is currently extinct. A dark form and a lighter form are known. There is considerable confusion by the existence of two distinct forms. While it can’t be completely excluded that early specimens were collected on another island, only O’ahu and Kaua’I seem plausible given the history of...

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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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