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2015-05-25 12:21:18

LONDON, May 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The importance of titanium has been growing steadily in the last couple of years.

2015-05-25 12:20:36

LONDON, May 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Background:Coatings in global aerospace industry are expected to increase with a CAGR of 3.6% by 2020.

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2015-05-23 09:56:24

Much of the search for extraterrestrial life on Mars and in other parts of the universe has thus far centered around the hunt for water – mostly because all life as we know it needs water to live. But what if we’re ignoring other types of life?

2015-05-22 23:02:19

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Powder Metallurgy.

2015-05-22 08:22:51

HOUSTON, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Twin Eagle Sand Logistics, LLC ("Twin Eagle"), a subsidiary of Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC, is pleased to announce that it has landed its first

2015-05-21 23:06:47

Drinking too little water affects coordination and vision, shared Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio host on Sports Doctor show in a recent segment.

2015-05-21 20:21:18

HOUSTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 19(th) International Conference on Petroleum Data Integration, Information and Data Management announces three 2015 Phillip C.

2015-05-21 16:26:16

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog called on California's United States Attorneys to investigate the unprecedented refinery outages driving California gasoline

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2015-05-21 15:51:13

Research suggests that Egtved Girl came from far outside Denmark's current borders, with one researcher believing she came from the Black Forest of Southwest Germany.

2015-05-21 12:32:40

LONDON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Beryllium industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Beryllium industry. The report provides


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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
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).