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2014-09-17 16:27:20

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global consumption of squalene / squalane is expected to be 4,028.0 Tons by 2019. Squalene is a natural skin-identical chemical that finds applications in various end user industries such as cosmetic & personal care, food supplements, pharmaceuticals, and in other applications like high grade lubrication, and fiber coating additives. The squalene market has a few major players and is regionally segregated. Sophim (France), Amyris Inc....

2014-09-17 16:23:01

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High performance alloys exhibit excellent mechanical strength, good surface stability and superlative corrosion and oxidation resistance. High performance alloys exhibit excellent mechanical strength and high resistance to creep at high temperatures. In addition, they provide good surface stability and corrosion and oxidation resistance. These alloy operate in complicated combination of force and temperature under the influence of corrosive...

2014-09-17 16:22:31

Company utilizes environmentally friendly propellant technology for new zinc oxide aerosol spray products. SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The White House convened a group of public and private industry leaders yesterday to discuss ways to curb emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). As the only invited company to represent a consumer brand, Mission Pharmacal Company participated in the White House Industry Leadership Roundtable discussion to share information on the...

2014-09-17 12:22:45

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Analysis Of The Desalination Industry In GCC Countries: All Sources Of Water With The Production And Consumption Data Alongwith Trends For The Last Decade (2004-2014)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Aquifers are a major source of water in GCC countries. They are vast underground reservoirs of water. In the 1970s, the GCC governments undertook a major...

2014-09-17 12:22:42

Americans Face Jump in Electricity Costs WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed sweeping regulations that would require states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the electricity sector by an average of 30 percent nationally. This costly plan is another step in the administration's policies designed to eliminate low cost and reliable electricity and replace it with more expensive and less reliable sources. To view...

2014-09-17 08:23:33

Customers Can Improve Operational Safety, See Return on Investment in As Little As Six Months by Using New Digital Suites for Oil and Gas HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions today announced the release of Digital Suites for Oil and Gas, a set of software and services that can help oil and gas producers boost production performance by 3 to 5 percent while improving operational safety. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2014-09-17 08:22:25

Addition increases ability to meet rapidly growing demand MURRAY HILL, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde Electronics and Specialty Gases, a division of Linde Gas North America LLC, has completed the capacity expansion to supply ultra-high purity (UHP) gaseous nitrogen and UHP oxygen to its customers in the Hillsboro, Oregon area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b "Linde currently has two major production facilities in Oregon which collectively...

2014-09-17 08:21:29

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that the company has introduced CHROMESHIELD(TM) 22, a new nickel-free stainless steel product with enhanced benefits and stable pricing for customers. CHROMESHIELD 22 was developed by AK Steel at its Research Center in Middletown, Ohio, principally for manufacturers of appliance and food service equipment, tubing, cookware, automotive exhaust components and heat exchangers. After rigorous testing and...

2014-09-16 23:16:24

Dr. Gerald Vandezande of 1st Source Research is presenting in partnership with Ethox Chemicals, LLC to promote EthoFlex® ER. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Ethox Chemicals, LLC, a leading American custom chemical company, is partnering with Dr. Gerald Vandezande at the Metal Protection Through Coatings Technology Conference, part of the American Coatings Association’s 2014 series. Dr. Vandezande of 1st Source Research, Inc. will present “Epoxy System with Markedly Enhanced...

2014-09-16 23:11:17

Partial Solutions Could Create New Crises Says Neil Grigg, PhD, on Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water Radio Show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Much of the world, according to Neil Grigg, PhD, is experiencing a major extended drought crisis that in many regions affects economic growth, human health and basic survival. Grigg praises the many individuals who are dedicated to solving the crisis but warns that too many fresh water policy solutions...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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