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2014-03-11 23:29:16

As a new service for its users, the Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com now provides custom literature retrieval and compilation on biological, geographical and health subjects. The publishers of the site conduct such custom searches across its database containing nearly 37 million references and over 20 million summaries. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 As a response to increasing requests for literature search services, the Life, Earth & Health Sciences...

2014-03-11 12:25:43

LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Temperature Monitoring Devices IndustryThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Temperature Monitoring Devices in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments: Digital Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature Monitors, and Temperature Strips. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin...

2014-03-03 12:23:00

LONDON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury is a toxic metal that presents a serious threat both to the environment and human health. Exposure to mercury can destroy the human nervous system and permanently damage the brain, heart and immune system. With around half of mercury emissions in the USA coming from coal-fired power plants, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has introduced a new mercury control rule, which will become effective in April 2015....

2014-02-24 23:02:29

Visit A Shot of Truth’s website to view the complete historical timeline of the mercury-based preservative, thimerosal, that is still used in vaccines. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 A Shot of Truth recently published a unique timeline which provides clear and convincing evidence that the autism epidemic, now affecting one in fifty children, was caused by the mercury-based preservative thimerosal. There are a number of public records that substantiate these same findings,...

2014-02-19 11:05:43

A Dartmouth-University of Connecticut study of the northeast United States shows that methylmercury concentrations in estuary waters -- not in sediment as commonly thought -- are the best way to predict mercury contamination in the marine food chain. The findings raise questions about current mercury cleanup practices, and shed new light on the different ways in which the toxic metal bioaccumulates in aquatic species, from bottom-dwelling worms to forage fish to larger fish consumed by...

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...


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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...

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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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