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2013-10-09 08:22:31

ATHENS, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- E3 Clean Technologies Inc. has concluded the sale of an Ammonia GreenBox(TM) to the Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) Infrastructure Center of Competence (COC) to be used as a hydrogen generation device. Located in Potchesfstroom, South Africa, the newly formed center is part of a national initiative to position South Africa as a key player in the global hydrogen market by delivering "novel technologies for hydrogen production, storage, and...

2013-10-08 11:51:29

Scientists report in Nature Communications that they have engineered yeast to consume acetic acid, a previously unwanted byproduct of the process of converting plant leaves, stems and other tissues into biofuels. The innovation increases ethanol yield from lignocellulosic sources by about 10 percent. Lignocellulose is the fibrous material that makes up the structural tissues of plants. It is one of the most abundant raw materials on the planet and, because it is rich in carbon it is an...

2013-10-07 12:06:28

Physicians have long observed that binge drinking can significantly impair the healing process following a bone fracture. Now a study by Loyola University Medical Center researchers is providing insights into how alcohol slows healing on the cellular and molecular levels. The findings could lead to treatments to improve bone healing in alcohol abusers, and possibly non-drinkers as well. Roman Natoli, MD, PhD, will present findings Oct. 6 during the American Society for Bone and Mineral...

2013-10-03 20:21:39

10-year partnership for Storing and Handling Acetyls ROTTERDAM, Netherlands and ANTWERP, Belgium, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell and Oiltanking Stolthaven Antwerp today announced that Lyondell Chemie Nederland BV and Oiltanking Stolthaven Antwerp NV have signed a 10-year agreement for the storage and handling of Glacial Acetic Acid (GAA) and Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) in Antwerp. As part of the agreement, Oiltanking Stolthaven will invest in new stainless steel storage...

2013-10-03 08:25:56

ALBANY, New York, October 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Acetic Acid Market for VAM, PTA, Acetate Esters, Acetic Anhydride and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018", the global acetic acid market was valued at USD 5.93 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 10.31 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 9.3% over the forecast period from 2012...

DEET Alternatives Of The Future
2013-10-03 04:27:36

[ Watch the Video: UC Riverside Research Team Identifies DEET Receptors ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In research that could lead to the development of a safer alternative to the DEET, scientists from the University of California, Riverside have discovered the olfactory receptors used by insects to sense the repellant. While experts have long known that bugs are repelled by DEET (also known as N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide), UC-Riverside associate professor of...

2013-09-30 23:38:29

A new study suggests that people who feel it's wrong to drink and drive may change their beliefs when they're intoxicated themselves. Alcohol abuse causes physical and emotional problems for drinkers, property damage, traffic crashes and criminal justice proceedings and why it's important to contact a detox center like Harbor Village if you have a drinking issue. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 As reported by HealthDay (9/12), in People's Beliefs on Drunk Driving...

2013-09-30 14:12:17

Are we allowing alcohol marketing to children and teens via the music they love? As many as one in five songs in the UK top ten today include references to alcohol -- a figure rising partly due to US-imported songs. What impact is this having on the youth of today? Experts warn that fresh evidence demonstrates that public health messages on alcohol may no longer be audible over the louder message from some sections of the music industry. Researchers from Liverpool John Moores University,...

2013-09-30 08:23:40

Skyonic's Capitol SkyMine carbon capture and mineralization plant breaks ground this week at Capitol Aggregates Cement Factory in San Antonio AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyonic Corporation is hosting a groundbreaking event today at its Capitol SkyMine plant in San Antonio. Once fully operational in 2014, the plant, which is the first of its kind in the United States, is expected to capture 300,000 tons of CO(2) annually through the direct capture of 75,000 tons and...

2013-09-27 23:28:33

MillionaireMatch.com reveals that more than 88 percent of its members drink socially. Drinking has already been an indispensable part for millionaires’ social life. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Drinking has a strong influence on people’s social life. It is an important way for people to know each other. Many people start drinking because drinking makes it easier to develop interpersonal relationships. Some people drink in order to be confident or to relax...