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2014-02-05 12:28:06

CHAMPION'S GATE, Fla., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT): Dental amalgam may cause mercury poisoning in genetically susceptible children, according to a report published February 1 in the peer-reviewed journal, Biometals. Ironically, this finding arises from several reanalyses of a key clinical trial that is cited by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as evidence for...

2014-02-04 23:04:13

Online Community and Resource Center Speeds Point-of-Sale and Payments Integration Durango, CO (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Mercury Payment Systems, LLC, an award-winning provider of payment technology and services for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), today introduced the Mercury Developer Network, a broad technical resource program for POS developers who want to connect with a community of peers in building commerce solutions into their systems. Mercury works with more than 500...

2014-01-30 16:23:09

BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, supports recent efforts to reduce global man-made mercury emissions, established by the new Minamata Convention on Mercury. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO) The Minamata Convention was opened for signature in October 2013 at a Diplomatic Conference in Kumamoto/Minamata, Japan, in...

2014-01-24 23:02:45

Bethlehem Apparatus, a commercial mercury waste recovery and recycling company, has announced today the launch of a newly designed company website, which provides visitors with important company information including services and capabilities. Hellertown, PA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Bethlehem Apparatus, a commercial mercury waste recovery and recycling company, has announced today the launch of a newly designed company website, which provides visitors with important company information...

2014-01-23 12:23:56

GENEVA, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) from around the world welcomed the adoption of a new resolution by the World Health Organization's Executive Board (WHO EB), agreeing to both endorse and lend support for countries to address the health-related aspects of the new Minamata Convention on Mercury. They also applauded WHO for encouraging governments to "promptly sign, ratify and implement" the Convention. "Prompt ratification...

2014-01-22 23:01:04

Dr. Colin Yoshida is now offering safe and effective holistic dentistry procedures to help patients achieve strong, functional, and attractive smiles without sacrificing their health in the process. Patients who are seeking a holistic dentist in Fremont can trust in Dr. Yoshida to use the safest and most current dental tools and procedures to help them achieve their dental health resolutions for the New Year. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Dr. Colin Yoshida offers Holistic dentistry...

Increased Mercury Levels In Arctic Ice Found Pushing Into Sea Water
2014-01-16 10:15:32

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers Dr. Chris Moore and Dr. Daniel Obrist, from Nevada's Desert Research Institute, have recently discovered an increased level of mercury in Arctic sea ice. The study, published in the journal Nature, also found that the element is contaminating sea water below. The researchers claim that the air above large cracks found in the ice of the Arctic is mixing vigorously pushing mercury down to the exposed seawater. This process...

Global Warming Is Changing The Chemistry Of Ice
2014-01-14 04:58:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers analyzing the atmosphere above the Alaskan city of Barrow have found unexpectedly high levels of molecular chlorine in the air, according to research appearing in Sunday’s edition of the journal Nature Geoscience. The substance, which comes from sea salt that is released when ice in the region melts, interacts with sunlight to create highly reactive chlorine atoms, the researchers said. Those atoms can increase the...

2014-01-10 08:24:09

Protection against dietary mercury furnished by natural foods that are consumed during fishy meals TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Natural News Forensic Food Lab (http://labs.naturalnews.com) has announced a breakthrough food science discovery that measures the ability of natural foods to bind with and "capture" toxic heavy metals such as cadmium, arsenic, mercury, lead, copper and aluminum. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140110/PH43959) The...

2014-01-07 08:22:49

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (OTC:CTEI) Cemtrex Inc. (www.cemtrex.com) announced today that it is experiencing increased level of inquiries in its emission monitors from cement companies. On July 18, 2012, the EPA had proposed amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for the Cement Manufacturing Industry and set a compliance deadline date of September 9, 2015. With this compliance date fast approaching Cement manufacturers are...


Latest Mercury Reference Libraries

Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

1926 Lincoln
2014-04-14 09:24:01

The Lincoln Motor Company was founded in 1917 by Henry M. Leland and became a subsidiary of Ford in 1922. While the brand is mainly sold in North America and the Middle East, Ford plans to export to China by the end of 2014. Currently seven models are offered. The MKS and MKZ sedans; MKT, MKX and MKC CUVs; and the Navigator and Navigator L SUVs. Leland was a former manager of GM’s Cadillac division who formed the company with his son Wilfred. The company was named after Abraham Lincoln,...

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2010-10-28 18:28:32

A mercury arc valve converts high-voltage or high-current alternating current into direct current. It is an electrical rectifier often used to provide power for industrial motors, electric railways, streetcars, and electric locomotives. Peter Cooper Hewitt, in 1902, invented the mercury arc rectifier. It was further developed by researchers throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Prior to solid-state devices, mercury arc rectifiers were one of the more efficient rectifiers. Silicon diode and...

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2005-05-26 08:49:14

Mercury (element) Mercury, also called quicksilver, is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Hg (from the Greek hydrargyrum, for watery (or liquid) silver) and atomic number 80. A heavy, silvery, transition metal, mercury is one of only two elements that are liquid at room temperature (the other is bromine). Mercury is used in thermometers, barometers and other scientific apparatuses. Mercury is mostly obtained by reduction from the mineral cinnabar. Notable...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Positional Astronomy -- Positional astronomy is the study of the positions of celestial objects. This is the oldest branch of astronomy and dates back to antiquity. Observations of celestial objects are important for religious and astrological purposes, as well as for timekeeping. Ancient structures associated with positional astronomy include: -- Chichn Itz -- The Medicine Wheel -- The Pyramids -- Stonehenge -- The Temple of the Sun The unaided human eye can...

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