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Waste Sulfur Transformed Into Better Thermal-imaging Lens

Waste Sulfur Transformed Into Better Thermal-imaging Lens

University of Arizona Sulfur left over from refining fossil fuels can be transformed into cheap, lightweight, plastic lenses for infrared devices, including night-vision goggles, a University of Arizona-led international team has found. The...

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2014-04-20 12:20:43

DALLAS, April 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Deep Research Report on Global and China PETG Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the PETG industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis are provided with a focus on history, developments, trends and competitive landscape of the market. A...

2014-04-19 23:00:12

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Sodium Chlorate Industry” and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ammonium Molybdate Industry” reports to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 The Global and China Sodium Chlorate Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Sodium Chlorate industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including...

2014-04-18 23:02:26

Comprehensive analysis and forecast of world, regional and country lithium markets can be found in the topical research study “Lithium: 2014 Market Review and Forecast” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, through 2020, the world lithium consumption is expected to grow 9.5% YoY. London, UK (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 From 2007 to 2012, the world mine production of lithium minerals and brine followed a...

2014-04-18 16:16:58

Research from North Carolina State University finds that impurities can hurt performance – or possibly provide benefits – in a key superconductive material that is expected to find use in a host of applications, including future particle colliders. The size of the impurities determines whether they help or hinder the material’s performance. At issue is a superconductive material called bismuth strontium calcium copper oxide (Bi2212). A superconductor is a material that can carry...

2014-04-18 12:23:37

TiP TiG USA is pleased to announce a tour featuring their manual and automated weld process. TiP TiG's two day workshops typically focus on manual applications and automation, as well as orbital applications. RUNNEMEDE, N.J., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TiP TiG USA is pleased to announce a tour featuring their manual and automated weld process. The time and locations will be: -- LOCAL 26, Western, WA357 TiP TiG Wire Feed WeldingJune 24-26 -- LOCAL 22, Buffalo,...

2014-04-18 12:21:26

Dreamstime Offering Discounted Pricing on Weekly to Annual Image Subscriptions NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreamstime, a distinguished leader in stock photography, announced today it is donating 5% of all image subscriptions sales made on Earth Day to charity: water (www.charitywater.org), a global non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. All Dreamstime subscription sales made on Earth Day will result in a...

2014-04-17 23:13:19

Concerned Bay Area residents held a march and rally to raise awareness about the risks of feeding babies formula mixed with fluoridated tap water. APEC Water understands that water fluoridation affects the health of people of all ages, and they recommend installing home water filters that can remove this additive. City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 On March 22nd 2014, organizers at Clean Water California held a march and rally in downtown San Francisco urging local water...

2014-04-17 23:08:34

An independent study estimates that salt-free water softener sales will increase by 20 percent over the next three years, representing a major change in consumer preferences. Deland, Florida (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 An independent report sponsored by Pelican Water, the market leader in salt-free water softening systems, forecasts a 20 percent growth in the U.S. market for salt-free water softeners and filtration over the next three years, compared to single-digit growth for other point of...

2014-04-17 23:03:42

Solar Hydrogen Trends, Inc. develops innovative breakthrough technology with the world’s first hydrogen reactor for production of unlimited hydrogen. Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 American company Solar Hydrogen Trends, Inc. announced in early March of 2014 the invention of world's first hydrogen reactor "Symphony 7A" capable of converting of 1 liter of water (including sea water) into 1kg of hydrogen. And here is the reaction: A. "It's totally...

2014-04-17 23:02:17

Health Max is thrilled to announce the release of Oxygen Max, the new all-natural supplement guaranteed to relieve altitude sickness. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Oxygen Max’s unique blend of ingredients increases the body’s ability to use oxygen and prevents the debilitating impact of thin air at high altitudes. Climbers in the Himalayas and snowboarders in the Rocky Mountains have already benefited from the enhancing effects of Oxygen Max. Don’t let altitude sickness...


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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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