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2015-06-01 16:24:07

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) today announced plans to introduce one of the first commercially available Next-Generation Advanced High Strength Steels

2015-06-01 16:23:24

HOUSTON, June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Glori Energy Inc.

2015-06-01 12:32:57

DUBLIN, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f4kl5q/global)

2015-06-01 08:24:53

FREDERICK, Md., June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.

2015-05-31 23:01:37

Rubber Sheet Roll opens distribution center in Phoenix Arizona, cutting transit times and freight cost for the west coast. California (PRWEB) May 31, 2015

2015-05-29 23:07:22

The developer of ultra-low power 3D GPUs has set up an exclusive licensing channel for graphics IP in the North American and the Pacific Rim markets. Patras,

2015-05-29 23:06:08

Clean Water Systems & Stores has released a new free guide for homeowners using well water: "What To Do If Your Well Is Covered by Flood Waters through the website CleanWaterStore.com".

2015-05-29 16:22:42

Production From These Two Prolific Shale Plays Still Up 20% Versus April 2014 DENVER, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from key shale formations in North Dakota and Texas

2015-05-29 16:22:33

Peebco H-2-0 has teamed up with Phoenix Revolution's Ocean Pure Water Systems to provide fresh drinking water to the drought-stricken regions around the world.

2015-05-29 12:24:22

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EPA must do more to ensure Americans have access to fuels they want and can safely use in their vehicles until Congress can repeal the outdated


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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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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