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Oxygen Depletion In Baltic Sea Is 10 Times Worse Than A Hundred Years Ago
2014-04-01 14:34:17

Aarhus University This news release is available in German. After several years of discussions, researchers from Aarhus University (Denmark), Lund University (Sweden) and Stockholm University (Sweden) have determined that nutrients from the land are the main cause of widespread areas of oxygen depletion. The results were published on 31 March in the prestigious American journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Nutrients are the villain The deepest areas of the...

2014-04-01 12:25:53

Storage problems and poor energy conversion efficiency of hydrogen make it a weak option for an energy source MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Countries across the globe are desperately looking for alternate sources of power that are dense enough to accommodate consumption needs, while preserving the global ecosystem. Amongst the contenders for mainstream alternative energy production is hydrogen - an energy carrier which increasingly appears to be an unlikely candidate....

2014-04-01 08:30:52

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d3w95r/hard_and) has announced the addition of Dedalus Consulting Inc's new report "Hard & Superhard Materials - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d3w95r/hard_and ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the world market for hard and superhard materials by...

2014-04-01 08:24:17

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today introduced its new OxyForce(TM) cellular active at In-Cosmetics in Hamburg, Germany. OxyForce cellular active is a high performance energizing solution formulated to enhance the supply of molecular oxygen to skin cells. The upper skin layers rely on, and are almost exclusively supplied by, atmospheric molecular oxygen. OxyForce cellular active can promote the supply of oxygen to those skin cells to...

2014-04-01 08:22:33

ALBANY, New York, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Antibacterial Drugs Market (By Class - Aminoglycosides, B-Lactams, Tetracyclines, Sulfonamides, Quinolones/ Fluoroquinolones, Macrolides And Phenicols, And Pipeline Analysis) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its large collection of research report. This report on antibacterial drugs market studies the current as well as future...

2014-03-31 23:36:33

New Downloadable List of 50 Foods Low in Potassium Hickory, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Potassium is a vital nutrient that affects nerves and muscles. Keeping the right balance of potassium in your body is vital to keep you healthy and on the move. Too much potassium in your system can cause things like an irregular heartbeat. The good news is that if you eat too much food with high potassium levels, the kidney excretes the excess potassium as a self-regulating mechanism. The...

2014-03-31 23:33:20

FutureCarbon GmbH takes on substantial intellectual property from Bayer MaterialScience related to Carbon Nanotube (CNT) and Graphene. The two parties have now signed an agreement with undisclosed financial details to the effect of FutureCarbon acquiring the bulk of Bayer‘s corresponding patents. Bayreuth, Germany (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 FutureCarbon GmbH is a leading innovator and provider of novel, carbon-based composites. As a specialist in the manufacture and in particular the...

2014-03-31 23:32:20

Nitrogenous Fertilizers Market report focuses on the detailed study of nitrogenous fertilizer types and crop types in different geographical regions with analysis of market players (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/nitrogenous-fertilizers-market-243341881.html). (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The report "Nitrogenous Fertilizers Market By Active Ingredient (Urea, Ammonium Nitrate, Sodium Nitrate, Ammonium Sulfate, CAN, UAN Calcium Nitrate, Ammonium Chloride), By Crop Type...

2014-03-31 23:32:03

Social media campaign seeks to heighten awareness about freshwater by engaging the next generation. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 On Monday, March 31, The Nature Conservancy will engage more than 1 million people in an automated social media flash mob to raise awareness about local and global water risks and the role of nature in providing clean water. This online activation—the first of its kind undertaken by the 62-year-old Nature Conservancy—will utilize ThunderClap, a...

2014-03-31 23:24:05

Carrot seed oil from 1,000 Likes is now available in Whole Foods and from the online retailer Amazon.com, where it has received nothing but 5-star reviews from extremely satisfied customers. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Remember those big white fluffy flowers with the sweet, old-fashioned name of Queen Anne's lace? Well, it turns out they're actually wild carrots – and, what's more, the secret ingredient behind a natural skin care sensation. 1000 Likes Cosmetics...


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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