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2015-04-06 23:01:46

Market Publishers Ltd announces that comprehensive reports prepared by GlobalData have been recently added to its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) April 06, 2015

2015-04-06 16:26:10

WHEELING, Ill., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Slate roofing contractor, A.B. Edward Enterprises, Inc. has been named Chicagoland's official CUPA PIZARRAS slate installation contractor.

2015-04-06 16:22:15

Covanta, Locke Supply and Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality team-up for thermostat recycling program TULSA, Okla., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Tulsa, Locke Supply

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2015-04-06 10:07:31

As its ecosystem transformed from a relatively cool lake region to a desert with just a handful of hot springs and temperatures of up to 95 degrees Fahrenheit, one critically-endangered species of fish responded in extreme ways, according to a new University of Nevada, Las Vegas study.

2015-04-06 08:22:42

LONDON, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Report DetailsEnhanced oil recovery (EOR) technologies are used to increase the amount of oil extracted from an oil field after the primary

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2015-04-05 11:01:14

NASA studied the 'crime scene' left behind from an explosion of an Ia supernova and discovered that a single white dwarf star is to blame.

2015-04-03 23:03:59

The Diamond Smackdown is back at the Liquidation Channel, going on all day Saturday, April 4. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 03, 2015 Liquidation Channel

2015-04-02 23:07:52

Lumense, an Atlanta-based developer of real-time sensors capable of continuously measuring the concentration of trace chemicals and biologicals in gases and liquids, announced today that it was

2015-04-02 23:05:54

Gold Prospectors Association of America: The GPAA will hold its Gold and Treasure Show in Boise, Idaho April 11-12.


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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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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