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2014-07-29 23:03:34

Environmental regulations and the growing need for water treatment are the major drivers of the global biocides market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-biocides-3083716347.html (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Biocides are chemical substances, which are able to kill unwanted organisms and control bacteria or fungi growth and to prevent degradation of the physical and sensorial properties of polymers, within the material and its surface. It is used in various applications such...

2014-07-07 16:21:43

PLANT CITY, Fla., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After 2 years of intense R&D work, and 3 years of pilot testing, American Water Chemicals (AWC) has made their first full scale delivery of AWC A-110 antiscalant to the Orange County Water District (OCWD). The district had experienced numerous silica scaling incidents which had forced them to resort to the use of hazardous ammonium bifluoride (ABF) as a membrane cleaner. Based on a review of the OCWD historical feed water data,...

2014-06-17 23:11:51

Advanced Hydro Inc., a central Texas company specializing in brackish or seawater desalination and waste-water treatment, announced today that it has installed a demonstration system at Brackish Groundwater National Desalination Research Facility in Alamogordo, New Mexico for a demonstration funded by Bureau of Reclamation’s Science and Technology Program. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Small, automated, robust desalination systems are important for rural communities who may not...

2014-06-03 08:21:49

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Dispersant / Dispersing Agent Market, by End-User Industries (Construction, Paint & Coating, Pulp & Paper, Detergent, Oil & Gas, Agriculture, Pharmaceutical) & Geography - Trends & Forecast to...

2014-06-02 23:08:02

New Portable SDI Kits Enable Easy, Accurate Measurements to Predict Membrane Fouling Kent, WA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Sterlitech Corporation is adding new product options to its line of silt density index (SDI) testing devices. Sterlitech is offering these all-in-one units in response to the industry’s demand for a convenient and durable on-site tool for measuring the fouling capacity of the feed water used in reverse osmosis systems. Silt density index testing quantifies the amount of...

2014-04-16 20:21:08

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hrq675/dispersant_) has announced the addition of the "Dispersant / Dispersing Agent Market by End-User Industries & Geography - Trends & Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hrq675/dispersant_ ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The...

2014-04-07 16:21:03

VERONA, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Conco's TruFit(TM) technology spreads like wildfire! Just what is Conco TruFit(TM) technology? Conco TruFit(TM) technology promises that the tube cleaner selected will fit the industry specification of your tube. Unlike competing technologies that claim to fit multiple sized tubes, Conco's TruFit(TM) cleaners are manufactured with the highest quality standards to guarantee a perfect fit. "Other tube cleaners are made with low quality...

2014-04-04 12:28:25

DUBLIN, Apr. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/llffh8/nanocoatings ) has announced the addition of the "Nanocoatings Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Nanocoatings are materials which are manufactured by shrinking raw materials at the molecular level to form a denser product. Nanocoatings are preferred...

Global Management Of Small Freshwater Biofoulers Carries a Big Price Tag
2014-04-03 11:22:38

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Anyone that has spent time at a seaside pier has witnessed the destruction barnacles wreak on boat hulls. But biofouling animals are not limited to marine environments. A new paper published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment estimates that the global management of freshwater mussels, clams, and other clinging animals costs $277 million US dollars annually. Biofoulers are organisms that accumulate underwater on hard surfaces, to...

2014-04-01 23:25:14

Advanced Hydro Inc., a central Texas company specializing in desalination and waste-water treatment systems, announced today that it has entered into a patent license agreement with Northwestern University. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Advanced Hydro Inc., a central Texas company specializing in desalination and waste-water treatment systems, announced today that it has entered into a patent license agreement with Northwestern University. Under the terms of the agreement,...


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Vase Tunicate, Ciona intestinalis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Vase Tunicate (Ciona intestinalis) is a species of sea squirt widely distributed in Northern European waters. It has also spread to other parts of the world, where it is considered invasive. It grows in dense aggregations on any floating or submerged substrate, especially on artificial structures like pilings, aquaculture gear, floats and boat hulls. It is found in the lower intertidal and subtidal zones. Sea squirts have been long recognized as being possibly the closest invertebrate...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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