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2014-05-12 08:25:53

DUBLIN, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7j5934/acetic_acid)

2014-04-14 16:21:46

DALLAS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Phosphate Fertilizers Market by type (Dammonium Phosphate, Monoammonium Phosphate, Superphosphate), by application (Grain

Did Life Originate At Deep Sea Vents?
2014-04-10 10:34:45

One of the greatest mysteries facing humans is how life originated on Earth. Scientists have determined approximately when life began (roughly 3.8 billion years ago), but there is still intense debate about exactly how life began. One possibility has grown in popularity in the last two decades - that simple metabolic reactions emerged near ancient seafloor hot springs, enabling the leap from a non-living to a living world.

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

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

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


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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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  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.