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Need For Vegetable Oil Means Trouble For Africa's Great Apes
2014-07-11 03:00:36

Cell Press The vegetable oil found in your popcorn or soap might not be ape friendly, and the situation appears likely to get even worse, according to an analysis in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 10. The growing demand for vegetable oil has already led to the conversion of Southeast Asian forest into oil palm plantations, bringing trouble for orangutans in particular. If guidelines are not put in place very soon, researchers say the spread of those large-scale...

2014-07-10 23:12:45

Orthoco Inc. suggests athletes who have minor injuries look into the Gebauer's Instant Ice Stream Spray because of its convenience. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 More than 10 million sports injuries occur every year, and 95 percent of those involve soft tissue, injuries like bruises, strains, or sprains. This is why Orthoco offers Gebauer's Instant Ice Stream Spray, which helps ease the pain of injuries. Gebauer's Instant Ice Stream Spray has similar effects to...

2014-07-10 23:08:11

Water Researcher Gerald Pollack Discusses with Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne How Fourth Phase Water May Explain Dr. Emoto’s Controversial Findings. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The research findings of Dr. Masaru Emoto on the behavior of water have always been controversial. A new hypothesis, recently proposed by University of Washington water researcher Gerald Pollack, PhD, while speaking as a guest on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show of July 7,...

2014-07-10 23:02:15

The fuel additives market is witnessing a high growth due to rising demand of low emission fuels. North America holds a major market share, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/fuel-additives-market-723.html (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The report “Fuel Additives Market by Applications (Diesel, Gasoline & Aviation), Types (Deposit control, Antioxidant, Corrosion inhibitor, Lubricity & Cetane improvers and others) - Global Trends &...

2014-07-10 23:01:37

ItsHot.com, a leading and trusted manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of diamond jewelry in NYC, is now offering huge discounts of over 80% on its stylish men’s diamond watch collection, including the charismatic, iced-out men’s Luxurman watch with 1.25ct diamond band. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 ItsHot.com, a leading and trusted manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of diamond jewelry in NYC, is now offering huge discounts of over 80% on its stylish men’s diamond watch...

2014-07-10 20:21:15

Down 30,000 Barrels Per Day from May on Cuts by Iraq, Qatar, Algeria LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts - Oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) dipped by 30,000 barrels per day (b/d) in June to 29.94 million b/d, according to the latest Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry officials and analysts. The survey showed Iraq's output plunge of 160,000 b/d was largely offset by production increases from several other OPEC member...

2014-07-10 12:26:36

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Copper Pipe and Tube Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecastshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2192400/Global-Copper-Pipe-and-Tube-Market-to-2018---Market-Size-Top-10-Countries-Trends-and-Forecasts.html This industry data report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for copper pipes and...

2014-07-10 12:26:31

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Tin Markets in Asia to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2170065/Tin-Markets-in-Asia-to-2018---Market-Size-Trends-and-Forecasts.html This industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for tin in different Asian countries. The package includes tin country reports from the...

2014-07-10 12:23:02

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Tin Markets in the Top 5 Asian Countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2192761/Tin-Markets-in-the-Top-5-Asian-Countries-to-2018---Market-Size-Trends-and-Forecasts.html This industry data report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for tin in the top 5 Asian countries. The...

2014-07-10 12:22:58

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Nickel Profile, Bar and Rod Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecastshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2192414/Global-Nickel-Profile-Bar-and-Rod-Market-to-2018---Market-Size-Top-10-Countries-Trends-and-Forecasts.html This industry data report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for...


Latest Matter Reference Libraries

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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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
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