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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.

2014-10-31 23:07:42

ReportsnReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global Carbon Black Industry” report to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 31, 2014

2014-10-16 20:24:20

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fish pee
2014-10-13 03:00:49

The largest migration on the planet is the movement of small animals from the surface of the open ocean, where they feed on plants under cover of darkness, to the sunless depths where they hide from predators during the day.

nitrogen atoms
2014-09-30 03:00:48

Chemical fingerprints of the element nitrogen vary by extremes in materials from the molecules of life to the solar wind to interstellar dust. Ideas for how this great variety came about have included alien molecules shuttled in by icy comets from beyond our solar system and complex chemical scenarios.

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2014-09-15 02:30:10

In space, a new way of producing gas is being tested for steering satellites. On Earth, it is now fighting fires without harming the environment – and business insiders say it could be revolutionary.

2014-08-15 23:03:58

Transparency Market Research includes new market research report "Global Phosphorus Ore Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its huge collection

Burrowing Animals May Have Been Key To Stabilizing Earth's Oxygen Reservoir
2014-08-08 03:22:57

Evolution of the first burrowing animals may have played a major role in stabilizing the Earth's oxygen reservoir, according to a new study in Nature Geoscience.


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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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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.