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2014-03-14 16:21:01

JUPITER, Fla., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the United States continues to lead the world in the production of natural gas, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised a new and more efficient method with the potential to convert the major components found in natural gas into useable fuels and chemicals--opening the door to cheaper, more abundant energy and materials with much lower emissions. The research, which was led...

2014-02-25 08:23:22

DUBLIN, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2b22nm/acetic_acid) has announced the addition of the "Acetic Acid Market For VAM, PTA, Acetate Esters, Acetic Anhydride And Other Applications - Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2b22nm/acetic_acid ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Acetic acid (Ethanoic acid) belongs to the...

2013-11-08 23:19:37

Transparency Market Research published new "Acetic Acid Market for VAM, PTA, Acetate Esters, Acetic Anhydride and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with request TOC; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/acetic-acid-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market...

2013-09-24 10:55:05

Is there any connection between wine and biodiesel? The answer is yes, however surprising it may seem. Acetals are chemical compounds found in many wines, like port, for example, which give it a unique, sweet smell. However if acetals are blended with biodiesel, they improve its properties. The SUPREN research group of the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Environment of the Faculty of Engineering in Bilbao (UPV/EHU) is working on a project that is seeking to encourage the use of...

2013-07-22 20:44:49

Thiols are sulfur-containing molecules found in most proteins of the human body. Characterized by their 'garlicky' smell, they also give coffee, sweat and the spray of skunks their unique odor. Because they are so widespread in biology, medicine and materials science, thiols are ideal targets for connecting molecules like drugs or polymers together, except that they must first be fitted with a chemical group that acts like an adaptor to other molecules. One of the most potentially useful of...


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2005-05-25 17:01:27

Sulfur (or Sulphur; see spelling below) is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol S and atomic number 16. It is an abundant, tasteless, odorless, multivalent non-metal. Sulfur, in its native form, is a yellow crystaline solid. In nature, it can be found as the pure element or as sulfide and sulfate minerals. It is an essential element for life and is found in several amino acids. Its commercial uses are primarily in fertilizers but it is also widely used in gunpowder,...

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.