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2014-08-08 23:02:15

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Sapphire Market: Trends & opportunities (2014-2019)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 The report titled “Global Sapphire Market: Trends and Opportunities (2014-2019)” provides an in-depth analysis of the global sapphire market and its end-use in different sectors including its application in LED, Apple phones, Apple buttons and SOS (Silicon on Sapphire). It also assesses the key opportunities and...

2014-08-08 20:20:34

TULSA, Okla. and HOUSTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) ("Magellan") and Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) announced today that BridgeTex Pipeline has extended its supplemental open season for additional transportation commitments on the pipeline. Binding commitments are now due by 5:00 p.m. Central Time on August 14, 2014. Construction of the BridgeTex Pipeline commenced in November 2012 following an initial successful open...

Burrowing Animals May Have Been Key To Stabilizing Earth's Oxygen Reservoir
2014-08-08 03:22:57

University of Southern Denmark Evolution of the first burrowing animals may have played a major role in stabilizing the Earth's oxygen reservoir, according to a new study in Nature Geoscience. Around 540 million years ago, the first burrowing animals evolved. When these worms began to mix up the ocean floor's sediments (a process known as bioturbation), their activity came to significantly influence the ocean's phosphorus cycle and as a result, the amount of oxygen in Earth's...

2014-08-08 08:22:10

Up 190,000 Barrels Per Day from June on Saudi and Libyan Output Increases LONDON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts - Oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) climbed back above 30 million barrels per day (b/d) in July for the first time since February on the back of output boosts from Libya and Saudi Arabia, according to the latest Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry officials and analysts. July production from the 12-member oil...

illustration of a white dwarf star
2014-08-08 06:55:07

Royal Astronomical Society A research team led by astronomers and astrophysicists at the University of Warwick have found that some of the Universe’s loneliest supernovae are likely created by the collisions of white dwarf stars into neutron stars. Dr Joseph Lyman from the University of Warwick is the lead researcher on the paper, which will appear in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. "Our paper examines so-called 'calcium-rich' transients" says Dr Lyman....

2014-08-07 23:09:28

Early results just released from new research by Ohio State University is showing significant reductions in phosphorous runoff from farm fields, bringing new life to an ancient farming technique. Greenleaf Advisors is partnering with OSU to educate stakeholders and communicate these results at a time when phosphorus loads into the Great Lakes is a top priority in Ohio and beyond. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Although the phosphorus that contributed to the ban on drinking tap...

2014-08-07 20:22:34

CALGARY, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX:PMT) - Perpetual Energy Inc. ("Perpetual" or the "Corporation" or the "Company") is pleased to report its financial and operating results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. Perpetual's focused capital expenditure program combined with stronger commodity prices resulted in reported increases in production, revenue and funds flow compared to both the preceding first quarter of 2014 and the second quarter of 2013. In addition,...

2014-08-07 20:22:25

Operating cash flow before changes in working capital of $56.5 million Net earnings of $16.6 million or $0.04 per share (All amounts in US$ unless otherwise specified) VANCOUVER, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp. ("Capstone") (TSX: CS) today announced its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. Net earnings for the quarter were $16.6 million and operating cash flow before changes in working capital((1)) was a record $56.5 million. Copper...

2014-08-07 16:23:42

Schedules conference call for August 8, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) ("Alon") today announced results for the second quarter of 2014. Net loss available to stockholders for the second quarter of 2014 was $(7.5) million, or $(0.11) per share, compared to net income available to stockholders of $11.5 million, or $0.17 per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net loss available...

2014-08-07 16:22:07

Affirms Huge Victory for Producers and Workers Around World WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement on today's affirmative determination by the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body in a U.S. case against exports of rare earth minerals, tungsten and molybdenum by China. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO The WTO case was sparked by a...


Latest Matter Reference Libraries

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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