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Bar-headed Geese Give Insight Into Low Oxygen Tolerance
2014-04-08 14:58:41

University of Exeter A new study into how the world's highest flying bird, the bar-headed goose, is able to survive at extreme altitudes may have future implications for low oxygen medical conditions in humans. An international team of scientists recently tracked the bar-headed goose while it migrated across the Himalayas. Now they have shown how these birds are able to tolerate running at top speed while breathing only 7% oxygen. Exercising at high altitude is a massive challenge...

2014-04-08 12:27:03

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Milk Fat and Oil Market to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts, and Market PlayersThe industry report Global Milk Fat and Oil Market to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, Forecasts, and Market Players offers the most up-to-date perspective on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for milk fats and oils in the world. This study includes historic market data from 2007 to...

2014-04-08 12:22:42

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices of nickel breached US$16,500/t last Friday, exceeding the price level recorded 12 months previously. Strong performance of the nickel price is forecast to continue as a result of reduced supply of lateritic ore following the Indonesian ban on raw material exports. According to Roskill, while industry analysts, INSG meetings and Metal Bulletin conferences have predominantly focused on the impact of the ban on the stainless steel...

2014-04-08 08:25:23

CoolanTool(TM) Available on the Apple App Store and Android Market CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monitoring metalworking fluids is a critical process in optimizing performance and extending fluid life. The necessity and methodology for analyzing fluids has remained virtually unchanged for years, yet there was still no way to easily record the data, share it with other departments or suppliers, and measure fluid concentration....

2014-04-08 08:24:37

Average Quarterly Production 19,900 bopd CALGARY, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bankers Petroleum Ltd. (Bankers or the Company) (TSX: BNK, AIM: BNK) is pleased to announce the Company's first quarter operational update. Production, Sales and Oil Prices Average production from the Patos-Marinza oilfield in Albania for the first quarter of 2014 was 19,911 barrels of oil per day (bopd), 3.2% higher than 19,303 bopd in the fourth quarter of 2013. Oil sales during the quarter...

2014-04-07 23:25:09

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ferrous Sulfate Industry” and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China 6-Aminopenicillin Acid (6-APA) Industry” market research reports to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ferrous Sulfate Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on China and Global ferrous sulfate market. The report introduces ferrous sulfate basic...

2014-04-07 23:23:24

Market Size - $307.8 mn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 8.4%, Market Trends – Increasing fluorotelomer use in textiles. View Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/fluorotelomers-market. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The global market for fluorotelomers is expected to reach USD 539.3 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increased use of fluorotelomers in fire fighting foams and textiles is expected to drive demand over...

2014-04-07 23:23:04

Event connects emerging companies with global energy investment professionals Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Propell Technologies Group (OTCQB:PROP), the exclusive US licensee of Plasma Pulse technology for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) today announced the Company will be presenting to investors (presentation) and conducting Q&A at 3pm Monday April 7th, 2014 at the Dearborn NY Investor Forum, held at the Westin Times Square, 270 West 43rd St., New York. Patent pending, Plasma Pulse...

2014-04-07 12:34:33

HAMILTON, New Zealand, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to UN's statistical estimations, some 869,000 children under five die every year due to toxically germ-infested unsafe drinking water -- almost over 3-4 babies a minute. Countless others fall in serious sufferings of long-term health consequences. Inadequate sanitation and ecologically incompatible sewage-drainage systems are the primary causes of the present situation. (Logo:...

2014-04-07 08:32:51

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, presented its most recent product performance results for polymer tantalum capacitors developed according to the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC) Q200 Reliability Document at the 2014 CARTS International Conference in Santa Clara, CA. The presentation included the results of high temperature and high humidity testing defined in the AEC Q200 document....


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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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