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toxic triassic
2015-04-02 08:56:47

The Triassic extinction took place over 200 million years ago and a new study has found that a major factor in that global die-off was the oceans becoming toxic, according to a new study in the journal Geology.

2015-04-01 23:08:55

Track Cyclist Cheryl Fairweather and Oxygen Plus (O+) Partner On The Road to Olympic Gold New York, New York (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 Professional multiple-sport

2015-02-20 12:21:38

DALLAS, February 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sulfuric Acid Market in the US 2015-2019 is a new research report that discusses key sulfuric acid industry players like Akzo

life on earth
2015-02-16 14:11:36

The ability to use atmospheric nitrogen to support more widespread life was thought to have appeared roughly 2 billion years ago. Now research from the University of Washington looking at some of the planet's oldest rocks finds evidence that 3.2 billion years ago, life was already pulling nitrogen out of the air and converting it into a form that could support larger communities.

2015-02-09 04:20:59

DALLAS, February 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsChina.com adds Multinational Corporations in Phosphorus Chemical Industry Edition (1) research report published in

matches fart smell
2015-02-05 11:39:37

We've been told to do this for our entire lives--by grandma, grandpa, mom, dad. But is it true? Does it really work?

2015-01-14 20:20:41

Following the purge of oxygen gas from a pipe weld area, measure trace ppm oxygen levels with the portable, low-cost Pipe Weld Purge PPM Oxygen Analyzer from Advanced Instruments Inc.

2014-12-22 04:20:17

- Purchase of ICL's former joint venture partner, Vale's, and Prayon's shares of Fosbrasil strengthens ICL's Performance Products' position in the global market for purified phosphoric acid while expanding

2014-11-06 23:02:17

Early Earth’s oceans had little sulfur, but sulfur-dependent bacteria still thrived in shallow seas, finds a study published in "Science." A University of Maryland graduate student

animal life on Earth
2014-11-04 03:00:59

Geologists are letting the air out of a nagging mystery about the development of animal life on Earth.


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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...

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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.