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2014-10-17 08:22:13

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The purchase agreement puts Surfx in an excellent position to grow its business. The company has been in operation since 1999 and is a leading manufacturer of atmospheric pressure plasmas in the aerospace, medical device, biotech, and electronics industries. Existing customers for Surfx's Atomflo(TM) atmospheric plasma systems include many Fortune 500 companies who rely on these tools for their precision manufacturing processes....

2014-10-17 08:21:56

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) announced today that it has entered into a three year Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation (the "MOU") with Mexico's state oil company, Petróleos Mexicanos and its subsidiary entities ("Pemex") establishing the basis for discussions and analysis of potential oil and gas cooperation in Mexico, including exploration, deep-water projects, revitalization of mature fields,...

2014-10-16 23:14:00

Learn why Hydro Fluorosilicic Acid should not be added to the Dallas water. Activists for Truth has sponsored this event at Winfrey Point 950 E Lawther, Dallas White Rock Lake 75218 Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 "This is an opportunity to hear from a thirty year practicing dentist that now opposes Fluoridation after 25 years of supporting it. I will be at this event and I will explain why I want to stop adding this by-product of the fertilizer industry and save a million...

2014-10-16 16:29:43

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Emulsifiers in Metric Tons and US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Lecithin, Monoglycerides, Stearoyl Lactylates, Polyglycerol Esters and Sucroglycerides, Polysorbates and Sorbitan Esters, and Polyglycin Polyricinoleate & Others. The End-Use Segments also analyzed are Food & Beverages, Personal Care Products, Pharmaceuticals, and Other Uses. The report provides separate...

2014-10-16 16:23:45

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Manganese in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Alloys and Compounds: Alloys (Ferro Manganese (FeMn), Silico Manganese (SiMn), Refined Ferro Manganese (Ref FeMn), Manganese Metal (Mn Metal), and Other Alloys), and Compounds (Oxides, Sulphates, and Chlorides). This report is also analyzed by the following End-Use Segments: Steel, Batteries, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive...

2014-10-16 12:24:25

NEWTON, Mass., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck addresses the rapid growth in furnace production with its high temperature materials and fabricated components engineered for furnace applications. Join H.C. Starck at the Heat Treatment Congress 2014 in Cologne, Germany, October 22-24 to view our wide-range of products for the heat treating industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91427 H.C. Starck's product portfolio offers solutions for furnace repairs and...

2014-10-16 12:23:58

DALLAS, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new research report, "Micronized PTFE Market by Application (Inks, Thermoplastics, Coatings, Grease & Lubricants, Elastomers), by Geography - Global Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the Micronized PTFE market with analysis and forecast of the market size. Micronized PTFE: A projected value of $868.29 million by 2019, signifying firm annualized growth of 7.06% between 2014 and 2019...

2014-10-16 12:23:47

ATLANTA and SAO PAULO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, announced today that consistent with its corporate strategy it will focus its operations in Brazil on its core business of aluminum rolling and recycling. As a result, it will cease operations at its Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, primary aluminum smelter at the end of 2014. "The decision to end operations at Ouro Preto is consistent with our global strategy to build our...

2014-10-16 12:23:42

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") will issue a press release reporting its third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, November 6, 2014 after the market closes. The press release will be posted on the Investors section of Aspen Aerogels website at http://ir.aerogel.com. Aspen Aerogels management will host a conference call at 5 p.m. ET. The conference call will also be available live as a listen-only webcast...

2014-10-16 12:23:35

TSX: TVI OTCQX: TVIPF CALGARY, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI) (OTCQX:TVIPF) ("TVI") and TVI's Philippine affiliate, TVI Resource Development (Phils.), Inc. ("TVIRD") are pleased to announce that loading has commenced on the first shipment of high-iron/low nickel direct shipping ore ("DSO") produced from the Agata project located in northern Mindanao, the Philippines. The launch of the Agata DSO operation is the culmination of two years of mine development and permitting...


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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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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