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2015-05-28 08:24:40

HOUSTON, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Halbouty Energy, LLC, Houston, TX, has acquired the intellectual property including issued and pending U.S.

titan
2015-05-23 09:56:24

Much of the search for extraterrestrial life on Mars and in other parts of the universe has thus far centered around the hunt for water – mostly because all life as we know it needs water to live. But what if we’re ignoring other types of life?

black fungus jet fuel
2015-05-06 11:13:52

We all want cheaper airfare, but the high cost of jet fuel is a major driver of today’s ticket prices. However, a new report from researchers at Washington State University indicates that cheaper jet fuel could be on the way thanks to a common black fungus found in rotting fruit called Aspergillus carbonarius.

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

Scientists Identify Harmful Elements Of Persisting Oil After Deepwater Horizon
2014-01-23 09:08:29

Scientists analyzed the composition of eight oil-soaked sand patties that were collected along the Gulf shores from April until November in 2011 after the Deepwater Horizon explosion. They determined and classified the chemical composition of these oil residues, showing that they contain harmful compounds.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'