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Scientists' New Analysis Of Plant Proteins Advances Our Understanding Of Photosynthesis

Provided by Alison Satake, Louisiana State University A world without plants would be a world without oxygen, uninhabitable for us and for many creatures. We know plants release oxygen by absorbing carbon dioxide and breaking down water using...

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2014-10-30 23:08:02

ItsHot.com, a renowned manufacturer, wholesaler, and retailer of diamond jewelry in NY, is now offering 70-80% off on its diamond engagement rings collection, along with a whopping discount of 77% on its Thin 14K Diamond Cluster Ring Past Present Future with 1/3 carats of diamonds. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ItsHot.com, a renowned manufacturer, wholesaler, and retailer of diamond jewelry in NY, is now offering 70-80% off on its diamond engagement rings collection, along with a whopping...

2014-10-30 23:06:06

CTi's strategic partner has entered into a sales agreement with a soybean oil refinery in Mexico Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Cavitation Technologies, Inc. (CVAT) Berlin: (Stuttgart:WTC) announced today that the Desmet Ballestra Group, CTi's strategic partner since 2010 and licensee of the company's vegetable oil refining technology, has entered into a sales agreement with a soybean oil refinery in Mexico. This oil refinery will process approximately 600MTPD of...

2014-10-30 23:02:55

As chief engineer and vice president of Dime Water Inc., a water treatment manufacturing company based in California, Mr. Colburn shares his expert opinion on Proposition 1 Water Bond, coming up in the 4th of November, 2014 elections. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 “I personally believe we should vote “Yes on Prop 1, Water Bond”, because of the precious nature of water and how desperately we need it.” – says Mr. Colburn. “Whether you vote “Yes” or “No” one of...

2014-10-30 23:02:08

Just in time for the holidays, the company spreads some holiday cheer, asking consumers to join their "pay it forward" movement by nominating someone in their world who deserves a big cash prize. New York (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Tommie Copper has just announced the launch of their #LIVEPOSITIVE contest that grants one winner $10,000 just in time for the holidays. The company has built its success on creating the category of comfortable copper and zinc-infused compression...

2014-10-30 16:23:28

ACCF Launches "Unlock Crude Exports" Website to Educate Policymakers WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Margo Thorning, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the American Council for Capital Formation, and Dr. William F. Shughart II, former Federal Trade Commission economist and Professor of Economics in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, today called on the Obama Administration and lawmakers to lift the ban on crude oil...

2014-10-30 16:23:16

Molecule New Water Technologies has announced that it is now able to provide Atmospheric Water Generators to consumers across the United States. These systems, which are environmentally friendly, are able to convert humidity into water and then store it for later use. MARBLE FALLS, Texas, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Atmospheric Water Generators are now available through Molecule New Water technologies, the company has announced. The units the company provides are able to...

2014-10-30 16:23:03

DUBLIN, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Titanium Dioxide Industry Report, 2014-2017" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Global titanium dioxide capacity growth suffered stagnation while new capacity was mainly concentrated in China: the titanium dioxide capacity worldwide in 2013 was 6.56 million tons, against the figure 6.55 million tons in 2012, while the new titanium dioxide...

2014-10-30 12:23:40

Revenue Grew 4.8%, Marketing Restructuring Achieved Smooth Progress, and Chemicals Turned Profitable BEIJING, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ("Sinopec" or "the Company") (HKEX: 386; CH: 600028; NYSE: SNP) today announced its unaudited third quarterly results ended 30 September 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81089 Financial Highlights: -- In accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the...

2014-10-30 08:38:30

BRUSSELS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. (TKI), the north American subsidiary of Brussels-based Tessenderlo Group, has signed a long-term agreement with Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. (NYSE:RNF) to lease property adjacent to Rentech Nitrogen's production facility in East Dubuque, Illinois for the purpose of building a new plant to manufacture the TKI liquid fertilizer Thio-Sul®. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155381LOGO The agreement creates...

2014-10-30 08:28:46

MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Argex Titanium, Inc. (TSX: RGX), an emerging producer of high-grade titanium dioxide (TiO(2)) used as white pigment in paint, plastic, paper, cosmetics and other applications, reported that the Toronto Stock Exchange granted its application for the listing of $7,500,000 aggregate principal amount of 8% unsecured convertible debentures (the "Debenture") effective at the opening of business on Friday October 31, 2014, under the symbol, RGX.DB. The...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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