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Research By NASA Provides Guideline For Future Alien Life Search

NASA Astronomers searching the atmospheres of alien worlds for gases that might be produced by life can't rely on the detection of just one type, such as oxygen, ozone, or methane, because in some cases these gases can be produced...

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2014-09-15 16:23:22

CLEVELAND, Sept.15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that its recent work with WaterStep, a non-profit water purification agency, has enabled the organization to assist a greater number of disaster victims and those in need around the globe. With a presence in more than 30 countries, WaterStep delivers water treatment, health and hygiene training and disaster...

2014-09-15 16:22:47

VANCOUVER, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Taseko (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) (the "Company") announces proven and probable reserves of 84 million tonnes grading 0.50% Nb(2)O(5) for its 100%-owned Aley Niobium Project ("Aley" or the "Project"). Russell Hallbauer, President and CEO of Taseko, stated, "In 2007, we acquired the Aley project for $5.4 million and after only six years and $30 million of exploration and development work, we have proven up a project with an $860 million net...

2014-09-15 12:23:07

DUBLIN, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Titanium Dioxide: 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Titanium dioxide 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely essential resource for anyone looking for detailed information on the mentioned market. Using a wide range of primary and secondary sources, we combined, analyzed and presented all...

2014-09-15 12:22:49

DUBLIN, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Sodium Sulfate: 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Praduct 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely essential resource for anyone looking for detailed information on the mentioned market. Using a wide range of primary and secondary sources, we combined, analyzed and presented all available...

2014-09-15 12:22:36

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking an important step forward in its commitment to sustainable palm oil, Cargill is becoming a member of The Forest Trust (TFT), the international non-governmental organization that partners with companies to build responsible supply chains. "We are proud of the work we've done with TFT over the last year and very pleased to become a member," said Cargill's Vice Chairman Paul Conway. "TFT has been instrumental in helping us get the work done...

2014-09-15 12:22:33

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective October 1, 2014, or as contracts permit, Air Products (NYSE: APD) will increase product pricing and monthly service charges for merchant customers in North America. The pricing adjustments include increases of: -- Up to 15% for liquid oxygen, liquid nitrogen, liquid and bulk hydrogen, helium and bulk carbon monoxide -- Up to 20% for liquid carbon dioxide -- Up to 25% for liquid argon Some price adjustments...

2014-09-15 08:23:09

Company invites individual and institutional investors to log-on to RetailInvestorConferences.com to view presentation NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ:MSEX), a New Jersey based provider of water, wastewater and related services, today announced that the presentation from President and Chief Executive Officer, Dennis W. Doll, is now available for on-demand viewing at RetailInvestorConferences.com. Attendees can view an overview of Middlesex Water, along...

2014-09-13 23:02:06

A little dirt won’t hurt, or will it? Recently the City of Ventura challenged their residents not to wash their cars to show support of water conservation during one of the worst droughts in California’s history; however, not washing a car has damaging repercussions, thus Auto Detail Supplies Outlet (http://www.autodetailsuppliesoutlet.com) is introducing solutions for both water conservation and a clean car. West Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Auto Detail Supplies Outlet,...

2014-09-12 23:05:49

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Says Singapore Proves Innovation and Determination can Resolve Most Water Problems. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Singapore Water, a state owned water reclamation and recycling agency, recently announced an expansion to allow more water for industrial customers. This from a tiny, overcrowded, formerly water poor nation that a few years ago, imported most of its fresh water from neighboring Malaysia. The recent expansion, described...

2014-09-12 16:22:08

DUBLIN, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ftfmmd/global_dust_mask) has announced the addition of the "Global Dust Mask Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ftfmmd/global_dust_mask ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Dust Mask Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on...


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Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Acid Rain
2013-04-01 10:21:17

Acid rain is any form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that is possesses high levels of hydrogen ions. It can have harmful effects on aquatic animals, plants, and infrastructure. Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which react with the water molecules within the atmosphere to produce acids. Nitrogen oxides can be produced naturally by lightening strikes. Sulfur dioxide can be produced naturally by volcanic eruptions. The chemicals that are...

Physics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and its motion through space-time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. On a broader scale, it also involves the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves. Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, perhaps the oldest through its inclusion of astronomy. Physics was part of natural philosophy until the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century, when the natural...

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2010-10-08 17:40:50

Aerosol spray is a dispensing system that creates an aerosol mist of liquid particles. The liquid is usually contained in a bottle under liquid pressure that is released when the valve is opened. As the gas in the can expands to drive out the liquid some of the propellant evaporates to maintain an even pressure. Erick Rotheim invented the first aerosol spray can in 1926. Lyle Goodhue and William Sullivan were the first to put it to good use and are credited as the inventors of the modern...

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2009-07-17 12:29:12

Fermium is a synthetic, radioactive metallic element. It has the symbol Fm and atomic number 100. It is an element in the actinide series. It is named after nuclear physicist Enrico Fermi. Fermium became the eighth transuranic (having an atomic number greater than 92) element discovered. It was first discovered in 1952 by a team of scientists led by Albert Ghiorso. They found fermium-255 in debris of the first hydrogen bomb explosion from Operation Ivy. Fermium-255 was created when...

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