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2008-09-02 10:00:00

NSF-funded Chemical Bonding Center project provides a new approach for harnessing the sun's energy

2008-08-13 15:30:00

Researchers have discovered an unusual molecule that is essential to the atmosphere's ability to break down pollutants, especially the compounds that cause acid rain.

2008-08-07 10:20:00

A strange, metal brew lies buried deep within Jupiter and Saturn, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and in London.

2008-08-04 18:00:43

By Ken Ward Jr. A federal judge has sealed from public view documents about a coal company's efforts to clean up selenium pollution from a mountaintop removal mine in Logan County. U.S. District Judge Robert C. Chambers last week granted Apogee Coal Co.'s motion to file the documents under seal.

2008-07-22 15:00:51

By SHILLINGTON, David Combustion has become widely-researched and highly-effective process, but what is it doing to the environment? ------------------ -- Combustion processes (including wood burning) have been extensively researched, particularly since the advent of the internal combustion engine and the development of the aerospace industry.

2008-07-21 18:00:27

By Digging In TRACEY HOBSON For the Journal Q. My daughter and I were discussing fertilizers a while ago and she mentioned epsom salts being a fertilizer. Is that true? I've always thought that was a wives' tale. A. It's true. Epsom salts may be applied as part of a balanced diet.

2008-07-02 15:00:40

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Chemicals industry industry is available in its catalogue. World Selenium Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p090610/World-Selenium-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Selenium in Metric Tons.

2008-06-18 14:29:52

Novel University of Leicester research uses ingredient found in dandruff shampoos to monitor oxygen levels in oceans

2008-03-26 23:34:47

Science fiction usually sticks hibernating spaceflyers in glowing capsules of goo, but a real-life ingredient for suspended animation may not be too far off, scientists say. Hydrogen sulfide is the key stinky compound in rotting eggs and swamp gas.

2008-03-25 14:40:14

Jülich scientists synthesize stable catalyst for water oxidation

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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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  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.