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2014-01-21 08:24:08

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To illustrate Air Products' (NYSE:APD) leadership in cryogenic technology applications, the company is turning its booth into the "Cold Zone" at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Ga. from January 28-30. In the "Cold Zone", meat and poultry producers will learn how Air Products' gases, equipment, and expertise can help remove heat from their processes and improve the quality, throughput, and shelf life...

2014-01-14 08:28:41

HAMBURG, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Design LLC., (Liberty) leaders in the manufacturing and supply of Industrial Gas Generators, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a GSA Schedule 66 Contract (GS-07F-150AA) and are now certified to provide Scientific Equipment and Services to the Federal Government. Acknowledging the growth in federal spending through the GSA, Liberty Design has placed their various Industrial Gas Generating units and associated...

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...

2013-10-11 12:50:38

Harvard-led research shows nitrogen compounds carried on the wind are sufficient to disrupt pristine, protected environments Thirty-eight U.S. national parks are experiencing “accidental fertilization” at or above a critical threshold for ecological damage, according to a study published in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics and led by Harvard University researchers. Unless significant controls on ammonia emissions are introduced at a national level, they say, little...

Honey Bees' Ability To Locate Food Masked By Diesel Fumes
2013-10-03 12:53:25

[ Watch the Video: Honeybees Impacted By Diesel Exhaust ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists are currently in search of an explanation for the decline of honeybee populations around the world and a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports has found that diesel exhaust may be playing a role. In the study, researchers from the University of Southampton found that diesel exhaust fumes change the chemical profile of floral aroma molecules, a...

Barro Colorado Island, Panama
2013-09-16 04:29:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Tropical forests that are timber harvested or cleared for agriculture can help reduce their own recovery time by capturing natural nitrogen fertilizer and carbon dioxide more quickly when making a comeback, according to research appearing in the journal Nature. In addition, researchers working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama found that an unusual symbiotic relationship between a specific group of...


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