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2014-07-07 11:31:38

Syracuse University Geologists in the College of Arts and Sciences have discovered a new way to study oxygen levels in the Earth’s oldest oceans. Zunli Lu and Xiaoli Zhou, an assistant professor and Ph.D. student, respectively, in the Department of Earth Sciences, are part of an international team of researchers whose findings have been published by the journal Geology (Geological Society of America, 2014). Their research approach may have important implications for the study of...

2014-07-07 10:02:49

Science China Press The PandaX experiment of China, which is located in the deepest underground laboratory, has released its technical design report recently. The full article will appear in SCIENCE CHINA Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy. The Particle and Astrophysical Xenon (PandaX) collaboration was established in 2009 and mainly supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Education in China,the Natural Science Foundation of China,and Shanghai Jiao Tong...

2014-07-07 08:23:03

DUBLIN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5bjlf7/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global sulfur hexafluoride industry with a focus on the...

2014-07-07 08:23:00

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trans Global Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TGGI) International Green Building Group, Inc ("IGBG") a subsidiary of Trans Global Group, Inc. would like to further define its two Green products, Xtreme Green Board-Wall Board and EPA Oil field Solution, a true Green Oil Field Solution for Hydrocarbon Remediation, Paraffin Remediation and it can be used in every aspect of the Oil & Gas Industry. Xtreme Green Board is one of the "GREENEST"...

2014-07-07 08:22:04

Covers six NASA research/space flight centers MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded a contract to Linde LLC to supply liquid nitrogen and liquid oxygen to six of its research/space flight centers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b The contract calls for Linde to supply over 360,000 tons of liquid nitrogen and approximately 64,000 tons of liquid oxygen...

2014-07-07 04:20:26

Production and sales increasing and successful test of targeted Cretaceous reservoir at DD-6 CALGARY, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") today announces a production and drilling update for the Demir Dagh field in the Hawler license area in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, including test results for the Demir Dagh-6 appraisal well ("DD-6"). Oryx Petroleum is the operator and has a 65% participating and working interest in...

2014-07-06 23:00:41

Transparency Market Research added new research report titled "Global Cobalt Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cobalt-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 Cobalt is a metal which is found mostly in a combined form in the earths’ crust. Cobalt and its derivatives has various application in super alloys, reusable energy storage systems, wear...

2014-07-05 23:01:28

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Paraffin Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/paraffin-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 Paraffin is a colorless, soft solid substance derived from petroleum that consists of various hydrocarbons. It is manufactured by the process of refining crude oil to gasoline....

2014-07-05 23:00:55

RnRMarketResearch.com offers 2019 forecasts for seed treatment market and insecticides industry in new research reports available under agricultural chemicals category of its library. Published in July 2014, these business intelligence reports provide global trends information and analysis on seed treatment as well as insecticides market. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 Global seed treatment market is projected to record a CAGR of 10.6% from 2014 to 2019. The estimation is a result of...

2014-07-05 23:00:48

North America Floating Production System Market is split by geography including Gulf of Mexico and Others. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-floating-production-system-8361702681.html (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 Offshore drilling activities are growing rapidly globally, which has led to the overall growth of the floating production systems market. Latin America, North America, and Africa, are expected to have a maximum number of orders booked, forming the Golden Triangle....


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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