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2015-04-20 23:05:57

Parkson will be exhibiting their award-winning MaximOS™ line of on-site disinfection generators at ACE15, the American Water Works Association’s annual conference and exposition, June 8-10.

2015-04-20 23:03:42

New order marks CTi’s fifth multiple system sale in the United States Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 Cavitation Technologies, Inc.

2015-04-20 23:02:29

New research studies the global antimicrobial plastic market is projected to reach around $3.6 billion by 2020 and register a CAGR of 10% between 2015 and 2020 in terms of value – Available

2015-04-20 16:23:02

Production From These Two Prolific Shale Plays Rose 25% Versus March 2014 DENVER, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from key shale formations in North Dakota and Texas

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2015-04-20 13:06:08

We all want better batteries for our cell phones, tablets and laptops that hold a single charge longer and maintain more capacity over the lifetime of the device. According to a new study published in Scientific Reports, engineers at Kansas State University have developed better battery technology using small "sandwiches" of molybdenum and sulfur.

2015-04-20 12:33:05

COMPANY SIGNS A NEW TEN-YEAR COBALT PRODUCTION AGREEMENT WITH THE DOE UTILIZING A NEW COBALT TARGET DESIGN IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International Isotopes

2015-04-20 12:25:33

HOUSTON, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.

2015-04-20 12:24:18

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In its new report, "Opportunities for 3D Printing Precious Metals: Jewelry and Other Applications" SmarTech Markets Publishing projects

2015-04-20 08:31:18

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BioPharmX Corporation (OTCQB: BPMX), makers of Violet(TM) iodine, the new, once-daily, non-prescription iodine supplement for the relief of

2015-04-20 08:25:02

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products' (NYSE: APD) Epoxy Additives team will highlight its latest innovations for flooring and protective coatings at the European


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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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