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2014-07-28 08:21:39

Working together to tackle core technologies and key materials and jointly training postgraduates and doctors in the battery sector. DALIAN, China, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China BAK Battery, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBAK), the world's leading lithium battery manufacturer and electric energy solution provider, announced today that it has reached a strategic cooperation agreement with Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics of Chinese Academy of Sciences ("DICP"). Under the agreement, the two...

2014-07-28 04:22:06

PARIS, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain PAM recently signed two contracts in Qatar with AlJaber Engineering LLC worth a total of about EUR200 million. These contracts involve the supply of large-diameter pipes, fittings and valves. The products will be mainly manufactured in France. The contracts are part of the "Security Mega Reservoirs" project managed by Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa), which aims to provide the country with a...

2014-07-27 23:00:20

The Inaugural Latino Conservation Action Week kicks off as Latinos demonstrate their passion for protecting our environment and getting outdoors. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 The inaugural Latino Conservation Action Week kicks off as Latinos demonstrate their passion for protecting our environment and getting outdoors. During the week, the Latino community, particularly in the Southwest, will go on hiking or camping outings, participate in community events or hold presentations...

2014-07-27 23:00:05

Mohammad Awad unveils captivating educational story for children in new book. ENGLAND (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Pollution is dangerous and it is immensely affecting the sea where a lot of animals cannot find food anymore. Subsequently, humans will not find food as well, in addition to the polluted water where neither human and sea animals can swim in. “Wade the Whale” by Mohammad Awad follows Wade the whale and Danny the dolphin and their adventures in saving the marine animals from water...

TechDemoSat-1 selfie
2014-07-26 03:45:39

Surrey Satellite Technology Limited Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has released an image taken by an inspection camera on board TechDemoSat-1 to mark the completion of the Launch and Early Operations Phase (LEOP) for the satellite, which was launched on 8th July. The image was taken minutes after separation of the satellite from the Soyuz-2 launcher and shows a view of the Earth from space, with the spacecraft’s Antenna Pointing Mechanism in shot. The inspection camera which...

siding spring processed
2014-07-26 03:30:18

Dwayne Brown, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA is taking steps to protect its Mars orbiters, while preserving opportunities to gather valuable scientific data, as Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring heads toward a close flyby of Mars on Oct. 19. The comet's nucleus will miss Mars by about 82,000 miles (132,000 kilometers), shedding material hurtling at about 35 miles (56 kilometers) per second, relative to Mars and Mars-orbiting spacecraft. At that velocity, even the smallest particle --...

comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko
2014-07-26 03:00:29

Preston Dyches, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Surface structures are becoming visible in new images of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken by the scientific imaging system OSIRIS onboard the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft. The resolution of these images is now 330 feet (100 meters) per pixel. One of the most striking features is currently found in the comet's neck region. This part of 67P seems to be brighter than the rest of the nucleus. As earlier images had already shown,...

geckos in space
2014-07-26 04:02:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Russian space officials said that they have lost contact with a satellite containing geckos participating in an experiment to see what impact microgravity will have on their biology and their sexual behaviors. According to Jonathan O'Callaghan of the Daily Mail, a total of five lizards (four males and one female) were sent into space on a Photon-M satellite on July 19. Now, less than a week later, ground control has confirmed that...

2014-07-25 23:08:52

HDI is assisting Liquid Lignin Company in the development of an environmentally-friendly process to more efficiently and profitably utilize components from the black liquor stream in their SLRP process. Rome, GA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Hydro Dynamics, Inc. (HDI) is assisting Liquid Lignin Company (LLC) of Clemson, SC http://www.liquidlignin.com in the development of an environmentally-friendly process to more efficiently and profitably utilize components from the black liquor stream within...

2014-07-25 23:07:34

HOMER Energy, a Boulder-based company specializing in feasibility and design of renewable energy systems that integrate multiple power sources, has signed 10 partner firms to pursue the common goal of developing viable microgrid projects. Boulder CO (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 HOMER Energy (http://homerenergy.com) has recently partnered with 10 global firms to connect diverse stakeholders who are developing microgrids and distributed renewable energy projects. The first group of partners...


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Western White Pine, Pinus monticola
2014-07-15 13:59:55

Western white pine (Pinus monticola) grows in the mountains of the western United States and Canada growing in the Rocky Mountains, The Sierra Nevada, the Cascade Range, as well as growing along the Coast. The pine is also known as silver pine or Idaho pine as it is that states tree. The Western White pine grows at different elevations depending on its region. In Canada it is found growing from sea level up to 3,940 feet and in Washington state it grows up to 6,070 feet above sea level. In...

Smooth-bark Mexican Pine, Pinus pseudostrobus
2014-07-15 13:42:04

Smooth-bark Mexican pine (Pinus pseudostrobus) grows near Northern El Salvador, the highlands in Guatemala, and West Honduras and central Mexico. This tree has also been introduced to New Zealand. Fifteen mature Mexican pines can be found in the Palo Verde County Park located in Imperial County, CA. This tree grows from heights of 65.6 feet to 131.2 feet and occasionally may reach 147.6 feet. It can be found growing from 4265 feet in elevation to 10,660 feet; although, this tree has done...

Montezuma Pine, Pinus montezumae
2014-07-15 13:27:17

Montezuma pine (Pinus montezumae) is native to Mexico and Central America and grows in the mountain ranges. This tree is known as ocote by the locals of Mexico. This tree has been planted successfully at mid altitudes in South Africa and Queensland, Australia, and at high altitudes in Kenya, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Bolivia. Trees planted in New Zealand and New South Wales, Australia have done well at sea level. The Montezuma pine grows at 6,562-10,500 feet above sea level where...

Macedonian Pine, Pinus peuce
2014-07-15 13:08:24

Macedonian Pine (Pinus peuce) is native to Macedonia, Bulgaria, Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo, southwest Serbia, as well as the extreme north of Greece. This pine has been neutralized and grows in Eastern Finland. This pine grows best at altitudes between 3,281feet and 7,218 feet with a few growing as low as 1,969 feet and as high as 7,546 feet. This pine tolerates shade as well as extreme cold, and grows in rocky soils that are acidic and poor in nutrients. This tree grows to heights...

Limber Pine, Pinus flexilis
2014-07-15 12:33:20

Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) grows in the sub-alpine mountainous regions of the Western United States, Mexico, and Canada, with a small cropping found in the Black Hills in South Dakota. One of the oldest trees to be documented is found in Eagle Cap Wilderness in Oregon and is reported to be 2000 years old. This pine is also known as the Southwestern White Pine and Rocky Mountain White Pine. The Limber pine is drought tolerant and grows at high elevations (5000-12,000 feet) marking the...

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