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Mathematics Of Decomposition And Carbon Dioxide
2012-10-04 07:48:18

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The fall leaves look like confetti piling up in your back yard with brilliant reds, golds, and oranges. They can be thought of as natural stores of carbon, as well as a beautiful nuisance that you have to rake up each Autumn. Leaves soak up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in the spring, converting the gas into organic carbon compounds. In the fall, the leaves fall from the trees and decompose in the soil as they are eaten by...

2010-02-03 13:37:01

Apparently, the mysterious "3/4 law of metabolism" -- proposed by Max Kleiber in 1932, printed in biology textbooks for decades, explained theoretically in Science in 1997 and described in a 2000 essay in Nature as "extended to all life forms" from bacteria to whales -- is just plain wrong. "Actually, it's two-thirds," says University of Vermont mathematician Peter Dodds. His paper3 in the January 29 edition of Physical Review Letters helps overturn almost eighty years of near-mystical belief...

2009-05-08 06:00:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Exponential Growth(TM) creator of a revolutionary new social networking platform for private investing, has appointed Chuck Morales to the position of Vice President, Business Development, where he will oversee the ongoing development of the web community platform and sales strategy. "Chuck is a master of business development, he comes to us from Eagle Enterprises where he served as Vice President of Sales, and team leader," said Joel Craft, Jr.,...

2008-07-23 15:00:45

Exponential-e, a UK-based provider of ethernet solutions, has announced that Chi-X Europe's trading data and extranet services will be available via its financial exchange service creation platform, FX-SCP. Exponential-e hosts more than 150 financial institutions from its VPLS-enabled next-generation network and FX-SCP. Under the terms of the deal, these customers will be able to access Chi-X Europe's market data and trading platform services as an additional 'plug and play' feature within...

2008-07-23 15:00:45

Exponential-e, a UK-based provider of ethernet solutions, has deployed a VPLS-enabled next-generation-network for Altium Capital, a pan-European investment-banking group. The nationwide solution replaces a patchwork of legacy technologies and meets the customer's need for a service-oriented network with guaranteed quality of service, capable of scaling with the company as it expands. Altium Capital now benefit from a four-site VPLS wide-area-network. Their new VPLS cloud gives a...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.