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2014-12-18 00:00:00

The findings have implications for life on both Earth and Mars.

2014-12-18 08:22:59

Diamond and Emerald Transactions Expected to Bolster 2015 Balance Sheets NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Britannia Mining, Inc.

2014-12-17 23:07:24

Despite articles calling “eight glasses” a myth, fresh water advocate and Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne stands by the recommendation. Grants

2014-12-17 20:20:25

This news release includes forward-looking statements and information within the meaning of applicable securities laws.

2014-12-17 16:25:37

New app simplifies over 300 cold and flu products into one easy medication finder SAN FRANCISCO, Dec.

2014-12-17 12:27:29

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2014-12-17 12:25:38

LONDON, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The lubricants market is expected to witness a steady growth rate in the next five years.

2014-12-17 08:23:38

SAN FRANCISCO and SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highpower International, Inc.


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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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  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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