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2013-06-12 23:04:52

The Kingman Spyder MR3 is on sale for $99.99. It is exclusively at Action Center Stores, namely Actioncenterpaintball.com, utahpaintballsupply.com, and paintballguns.tv. Morgan, UT (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Action Center announces the Kingman Spyder MR3 on sale at $99.99. These military simulated paintball guns are a great way to get into the "milsim" line of paintball guns. This paintball gun is built to handle the most toughest in extreme scenario play, and is a perfectly balanced paintball...

Rising From The Primordial Soup
2013-05-20 05:53:48

John P. Millis, Ph.D. for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One of the key elements to understanding the proliferation of life on Earth is modeling how electron transfer — the passage of an electron from one element to another — can be catalyzed. But the environmental conditions on Earth some 3 billion years ago were much different than they are today. For one, there was a distinct lack of molecular oxygen in the atmosphere, because it is readily absorbed and...

2013-01-28 14:48:13

Charged particle accelerators have become crucially important to modern day life, be it in health care for cancer treatment or for answering important fundamental scientific questions like the existence of the HIGGS boson, the so called 'God particle'. In a simple picture, charged particles like electrons and protons are accelerated between two end plates across which an electrical voltage is applied. High energies need high voltages (millions and billions of volts) and long acceleration...

Latest Ion Reference Libraries

2005-05-25 18:44:16

In chemistry, salt is a general term used for ionic compounds composed of positively charged cations and negatively charged anions, so that the product is neutral and without a net charge. These ions can be inorganic (Cl-) as well as organic (CH3-COO-) and monoatomic (F-) as well as polyatomic ions (SO42-). Solutions of salts in water are called electrolytes. Electrolytes as well as molten salts conduct electricity. Zwitterions are salts that contain an anionic center and a cationic...

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Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.