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2015-04-01 16:23:13

DUBLIN, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7rqmsl/global_and_china) has announced the addition of the "Global

2015-04-01 16:23:11

DUBLIN, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5brt62/demulsifier) has announced the addition of the "Demulsifier

beer bone health
2015-04-01 14:35:17

Beer lovers, rejoice! That pint of Guinness you’re looking forward to after a long week of work may have more health benefits than you think.

2015-04-01 12:32:36

DALLAS, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifescienceindustryresearch.com adds Portable Oxygen Concentrators: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2015 to 2021

2015-04-01 12:25:00

Company Helps Additive Manufacturers Optimize Use of Critical Industrial Gases LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) has launched a new

2015-04-01 08:25:22

New algorithm adds huge points for prolific selfies SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Klout unveiled a sweeping new algorithm update today where most users have seen dramatic rises

2015-04-01 08:23:38

NEW YORK, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aria Gems, an American-Afghan company, has become the largest company to legally export Panjshir

2015-03-31 20:20:28

VANCOUVER, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Yauricocha's combined Measured and Indicated Mineral

2015-03-31 16:35:04

PHILADELPHIA, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemtura Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of the ANDEROL(®) 5000 PLUS EP Synthetic Gear Oil product series, which is designed


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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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Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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