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2014-01-06 12:22:13

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), one of the leading suppliers of liquid carbon dioxide (CO(2)) in the United States, today announced the signing of a long-term agreement for the production of liquid CO(2) with Big River Resources Boyceville, LLC; based out of Boyceville, Wisconsin. Air Products will operate a facility to produce 250 tons per day (tpd) of liquid CO(2) at Big River Resources' established ethanol plant in Boyceville, Wisconsin....

Binge Drinking During The Weekend Damages DNA Of Healthy, Young Adults
2014-01-01 05:13:14

[ Watch the Video: Getting Drunk On The Weekend Has Consequences ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Weekend alcohol consumption can negatively affect the DNA of young, healthy adults, according to new research published in the journal Alcohol. Study author Adela Rendón said these damaging effects have never before been documented among young, healthy individuals because previous research has mainly focused on people who had consumed alcohol in an addictive...

2013-12-30 16:04:43

But work still needs to be done The results of a field trial with genetically modified poplar trees in Zwijnaarde, Belgium, shows that the wood of lignin modified poplar trees can be converted into sugars in a more efficient way. These sugars can serve as the starting material for producing bio-based products like bio-plastics and bio-ethanol. The results of the field trial have been published in a scientific article in which the results of a field trial of French colleagues of the INRA...

2013-12-19 23:02:51

Falling demand and less government support will cause revenue to dip. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Sugarcane Harvesting industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The US Sugarcane Harvesting industry has endured spikes and drops in revenue over the five years to 2013. Global weather patterns are largely responsible for fluctuations in price and production, which directly influence revenue....

Drunken Monkeys Show Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Have Real Health Benefits
2013-12-17 04:50:50

[ Watch the Video: Health Benefits Of Wine Include Boosting Immune System ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Don’t feel guilty if you choose to indulge in a glass of wine or two this holiday season. According to new research, appearing Tuesday in the journal Vaccine, you could be strengthening your immune system and helping your body fight off infections. As part of the study, lead author Ilhem Messaoudi, an associate professor of biomedical sciences in the...

Ethanol Blends Can Be Dangerous
2013-12-14 04:19:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Adding more ethanol to fuel with the goal of reducing air pollution carries a hidden risk that toxic - or even explosive - gases may make their way into buildings, particularly those nearby with cracked foundations, Rice University researchers reported this week in the journal Environmental Science and Technology. Vapors that rise from contaminated groundwater can be sucked inside, and trapped pools of methane could ignite and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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