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2014-12-23 23:02:53

Sports nutrition brand, Neon Sport, releases new diet supplement, Thermo-Rev, and commemorates the launch by giving fans a chance to win a Neon Sport branded Ducati motorcycle. New

2014-12-23 23:00:40

ReportsnReports.com adds “Global and Chinese Epoxidized linseed oil Industry, 2009-2019 Market Research Report” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December

2014-12-23 16:21:46

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2014-12-23 12:22:02

ReportsnReports.com offers Residential Water Treatment Equipment Market in the APAC Region 2015-2019 in its store. DALLAS, Dec.

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2014-12-23 10:34:27

New models detailed in a recent edition of Nature Geoscience have revealed that diamonds can provide information about how carbon-bearing fluids move – a discovery that could provide new information about how life on Earth began and what it looked like in its earliest stages.

2014-12-23 08:21:41

LONDON, Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boron compounds are extremely valuable and versatile. They are used in a wide range of end-user industries.

Smart windows could help make buildings more energy efficient
2014-12-23 08:24:01

The building of the future could feature windows capable of changing the amount of light they let through at the push of a button and facades that can alter their color based on the amount of sunlight at any given time.


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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.