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2014-09-01 00:21:22

NEW YORK, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QM Power Inc., an enabling platform technology company setting a new high standard for energy efficiency and power density in electric motors, generators and actuators, announced it has been awarded two prestigious highly competitive million dollar awards from the US Department of Energy to expedite its Q-Sync(TM) motor solution into the commercial refrigeration market and extend it into Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning...

2014-08-31 23:05:03

The general public is unaware of the negative impact that Brake Dust from vehicles has on our global environment. Riverside, California (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Green technology new to the vehicle industry collects environmentally harmful disc brake dust at the source while improving the braking. http://www.cleanbrakeperformance.com Problem: Millions of vehicles globally emit brake dust/debris constantly into the atmosphere when braking. Some ingredients in the friction materials (disc...

2014-08-31 23:00:50

ReportsnReports.com adds “Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Cell Harvesting System Industry, 2009-2019” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Cell Harvesting System Industry, 2009-2019 is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Cell Harvesting System industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of Cell Harvesting System including its classification, application and manufacturing...

2014-08-30 23:05:20

DailyGossip.org publishes a complex review to the Home Made Energy program, a simple new method to access alternative energy sources Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Daily Gossip writes in its review that this is actually the most popular such program on the market nowadays. This method promises to teach readers how to eliminate the need to buy power, with the use of some effective alternative sources for the production of energy. Some of the best known alternative energy sources...

2014-08-30 23:04:16

For Insanitek Research and Development's first public outreach engagement project, environmental scientist and independent researcher, Grace Conyers, takes time out of her soil chemistry research to teach urban farmers more science so they can create the gardens of their dreams while living in the cities. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Insanitek Research and Development independent researcher and environmental scientist, Grace Conyers, reaches out to the public around...

2014-08-30 23:00:28

ReportsnReports.com adds “Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Biodiesel Analyzer Industry, 2009-2019” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Biodiesel Analyzer Industry, 2009-2019 is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Biodiesel Analyzer industry. The report first reviews the basic information of Biodiesel Analyzer including its classification, application and manufacturing technology. The...

Lake Erie Bloom
2014-08-30 07:51:43

Jessica Nimon, International Space Station Program Science Office NASA's Johnson Space Center The green stuff that clouds up fish tanks – it’s not just an aesthetic annoyance. In fact, if you’ve been watching recent news of algal bloom concerns in Lake Erie, you know that the right conditions for algae can lead to contamination of local water sources, potentially impacting aquatic life and humans. What you might not have known is that among the resources to help study this problem...

honeybee lab
2014-08-30 05:50:44

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While honeybees may be best known as producers of honey and beeswax useful for candles and seals, experts from the University of Arizona want to remind you that the insects play an important role in the agriculture industry. “Honeybees are responsible for pollinating agricultural crops that make up one-third of our diet, including fruits and vegetables. They're the cornerstones of heart-healthy and cancer prevention diets,”...

2014-08-29 23:11:31

Two Kelowna dentists from Okanagan Smiles are asking for the community’s support to raise money to ship a container filled with educational, agricultural and building supplies for a self-sustaining children’s village that will one day be home to nearly 100 Haitian orphans. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Two Kelowna dentists are putting out a call for help to raise nearly $22,000 to ship a container filled with classroom materials, clinic supplies and even two...

2014-08-29 23:10:59

Confident Aire, Inc. announces a special $100 clearance discount on complete inventory of Solatube Solar Attic Fans as part of their end-of-summer clearance on seasonal items. Batavia, Illinois (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As the summer winds down and the kids head back to school, Confident Aire is announcing an end-of-season clearance on solar attic fans to make room for fall home-comfort merchandise. Confident Aire, Inc., a professional heating, cooling and plumbing company announced today...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Ossabaw Island Hog
2014-09-02 09:37:37

The Ossabaw Island hog, also known as the Ossabaw Island, is a breed of pig that developed from a herd of feral pigs on Ossabaw Island, Georgia in the United States. The original population of hogs was brought to the island by the Spaniards during the sixteenth century for the purpose of later consumption, which was a typical practice during Spanish exploration at that time. The pigs became isolated on the island for hundreds of years and had little interaction with domestic pig breeds or...

Skeleton Tarantula, Ephebopus murinus
2014-08-29 11:32:08

The Skeleton Tarantula (Ephebopus murinus) is a species of spider belonging to the Theraphosidae family, a sub-family of Aviculariinae. This New World species is native to several South American countries. Its common name comes from the skeleton-like markings on its legs. The generic name, Ephebopus comes from the Greek meaning “youthful” plus “foot”, and the specific name, murinus is from the Latin meaning “mouse-colored”. The adult E. murinus normally grows to a leg span of...

Western Toad, Anaxyrus Boreas
2014-08-29 10:52:14

The Western Toad, Anaxyrus boreas, or more commonly known as Bufo boreas, is a large toad species of western North America. It grows to between 5.6 and 13 centimeters long. It has a white or cream colored dorsal stripe, and is dusky gray or greenish dorsally with skin glands concentrated within the dark blotches. Its parotoid glands are oval shaped, widely separated, and larger than the upper eyelids. It features a mottled venter and horizontal pupils but it lacks cranial crests. Compared...

Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus Varius
2014-08-29 09:49:13

The Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus varius, known also as the clown frog, is a neo-tropical true toad belonging to the family Bufonidae. Ranging once from Costa Rica to Panama, A. varius is currently listed as critically endangered and has been decreased to a single remnant population near Quepos, Costa Rica and is assumed to be extinct within Panama. Some recent variation in the air temperature, precipitation, stream flow patterns, and the following spread of a pathogenic...

Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
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