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Food Quality Declining Thanks To Rising Levels Of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
2014-04-07 04:30:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Research published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change has demonstrated for the first time that the increasing amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere could have an adverse effect on the planet’s food supply. Professor Arnold J. Bloom of the University of California-Davis Department of Plant Sciences and his colleagues conducted a wheat field test study that determined that the nutritional quality of...

2014-03-11 23:04:35

"In a state facing epic water shortages, LINX systems are the solution for so many California homes and business that are faced with nitrate-contaminated water." San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Progress is rarely clouded with notions of failed inspections, denials of permits, or delays in obtaining final occupancy certification; however, that's the situation Lehr Brothers' Big L Citrus Packing in Bakersfield, California faced last month. In planning for expansions...

The Oceans Nitrogen Puzzle
2013-11-05 07:55:09

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Nitrogen isotope effects by anammox deciphered A team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, the University of Basel, and Radboud University Nijmegen has now revealed the details of an important microbial process regulating the global nitrogen budget in the oceans. They present their results in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Every organism needs nitrogen to survive and...

2013-10-01 08:24:31

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microvi Biotechnologies, a leader for innovative biocatalytic technologies in the water, renewable energy and chemical industries, announced today that it received NSF/ANSI Standard 61 Certification for its MicroNiche Engineered (MNE) catalysts for drinking water applications including nitrate treatment. Microvi's Nitrate degradation technology, MB-N2, utilizes MNE catalysts to convert nitrate in water to nitrogen gas, a harmless...

Homes Of Giant Bacteria Invaded By Strangers
2013-08-08 09:05:48

University of Southern Denmark Life is not a walk in the park for the world's largest bacteria, that live as soft, noodle-like, white strings on the bottom of the ocean depths. Without being able to fend for themselves, they get invaded by parasitic microorganisms that steal the nutrition, that they have painstakingly retrieved. This newly discovered bizarre deep ocean relationship may ultimately impact ocean productivity, report researchers from University of Southern Denmark now in the...

2013-06-28 23:26:28

Last week, the Water Quality Association (WQA), a non-profit association representing the water treatment industry, awarded Pionetics® Corporation's LINX® Drinking Water Systems the Gold Seal for nitrate/nitrite reduction. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Last week, the Water Quality Association (WQA), a non-profit association representing the water treatment industry, awarded Pionetics® Corporation's LINX® Drinking Water Systems the Gold Seal for...

2013-04-23 12:24:47

Families can protect themselves with the Final Barrier LISLE, Ill., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent revelation that nearly half a billion dollars in federal funding for safe water has gone unspent by the State of California offers one more strong incentive for residents to install Final Barrier protection in their own homes, the Water Quality Association states. "While we rely on public agencies for initial treatment, the best way to ensure safe drinking water is by...

2013-04-22 08:27:23

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dietary Supplement News (DSN) said the Icelandic glacier water SNO(TM) has earned its highest G4 rating not so much for what it has, but for what it lacks--nitrates. DSN (http://www.dietarysupplementnews.com/2013/04/21/iceland-glacier-water-sno-gets-dsns-highest-rating/) said SNO containing zero nitrates was found to be the purest among all bottled waters tested as opposed to many of the leading bottled spring waters, which contain various...

Beneficial Nitrates In Beetroot Juice Lower Blood Pressure
2013-04-16 10:12:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many foods we eat may not be so good for us. But many others provide crucial benefits for healthy living. It may come as no surprise that one food, the beet, or more appropriately, beetroot juice, may help provide some of those crucial benefits we see in a wide array of other foods. Of course we all know we should always eat more fruits and vegetables, but how often have you heard your mother say, ℠Make sure you drink your...

Long-term Water Quality Trends In Near-pristine Streams Explored In New Study
2013-03-20 09:17:36

USDA Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station Drawing on 500-plus-years of data, study highlights value of long-term stream monitoring For the first time, a study has compared water quality trends in forested streams across the country that are largely undisturbed by land use or land cover changes. The study, which draws on decades' worth of data from reference streams in six U.S. states and Puerto Rico, underscores the value of long-term data in understanding the patterns...