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Biodiesel Made Sustainable With New, Fossil-fuel-free Process
2014-05-23 03:07:28

Michigan State University A new fuel-cell concept, developed by an Michigan State University researcher, will allow biodiesel plants to eliminate the creation of hazardous wastes while removing their dependence on fossil fuel from their production process. The platform, which uses microbes to glean ethanol from glycerol and has the added benefit of cleaning up the wastewater, will allow producers to reincorporate the ethanol and the water into the fuel-making process, said Gemma...

2014-05-21 08:27:13

New Yorkers thirsty for an ice cold brew can now get it delivered in 20-40 minutes when they download Drizly, the smartphone app for fast, convenient alcohol delivery NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, the only way to get ice cold beer delivered to you in Manhattan and Brooklyn using your smartphone, is by downloading Drizly, the smartphone app for fast, convenient alcohol delivery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89470 Drizly today announced...

2014-05-20 08:34:35

BETHESDA, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduation... Graduation is a time to celebrate. But before the party starts, take the time to talk with your graduates about alcohol--it just may save a life. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/89062 It's About Your Teen... A teenager's brain is still developing and it is very sensitive to alcohol's effects on judgment and decision-making. Alcohol Can Be Tricky... If your graduates drink, they may temporarily feel elated and happy, but...

2014-05-19 23:04:49

Amphoteric Surfactant Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.7% over the next 5 years to reach $1,023.3 million by 2019. The Asia-Pacific region is the market leader for amphoteric surfactants, followed by North America, Europe, and the Rest of the World. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/amphoteric-surfactant-market-228852138.html (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The report "Amphoteric Surfactant Market by Application (Personal Care, Home Care and Industrial &...

2014-05-16 23:03:13

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Glycerin markets. Global market for Glycerin is forecast to reach 6.7 billion pounds by 2020, driven by growing demand for glycerin in both conventional and newer end-use applications. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. – Consumption patterns in the global glycerin market are heavily dependent on economic factors. Growing demand from various end-use applications including pharmaceuticals &...

2014-05-16 16:22:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Health today reported the first detection in 2014 of a West Nile Virus-carrying mosquito. The infected mosquito was found May 13 in Lower Paxton Township, Dauphin County. "DEP is committed to monitoring the mosquito population, so that when the virus is identified, our staff are able to act quickly to prevent additional spread," DEP Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo...

binge drinking
2014-05-16 05:26:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Binge drinking is a behavioral problem affecting approximately one out of every six US adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that binge drinking — a pattern of drinking that brings a person's blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08g/dL or higher — is the most common pattern of excessive alcohol use in the US. This leads one to ask how often a person can binge drink before they begin to damage their...

Alcohol And Zebrafish Help Understand Social Behavior
2014-05-14 08:50:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Alcohol consumption affects social behavior, as any college student can tell you. But does it have to have such an effect? A new study from New York University's (NYU) Polytechnic School of Engineering suggests that the complex interplay between alcohol and social behavior can be understood and the negative effects perhaps mitigated. Their groundbreaking experiments, described in the journal Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental...

2014-05-12 23:08:29

The acetic acid market is segmented on the basis of industry applications and each application is further described in detail in the report with volume and value forecasts for each application (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/acetic-acid-market-187403448.html). (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The report, "Acetic Acid Market & Its Derivatives (Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM), Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA), Acetic Anhydride, & Ester Solvents- Ethyl Acetate & Butyl...

2014-05-08 08:25:49

DUBLIN, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9hnjlf/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global And Chinese Mercaptoacetic Acid Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global And Chinese Mercaptoacetic Acid Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global mercaptoacetic acid industry with a focus on the Chinese...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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