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Porous Material Polymerizes Carbon Dioxide At Natural Gas Wellheads
2014-06-04 03:47:25

Rice University scientists have created an Earth-friendly way to separate carbon dioxide from natural gas at wellheads.

2014-05-23 13:33:22

Images taken by Rice University scientists show that some diamonds are not forever.

2014-05-13 23:09:08

Market Size - $5.96 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 8.5%, Market Trends – Growing demand for medical gases in home healthcare establishments Market Report By Grand View Research.

2014-05-06 12:30:42

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-04-28 23:00:17

In partnership, Sellafield Ltd., Westinghouse Electric UK, and Fauske & Associates, LLC have conceived, modeled and experimentally verified an innovative solution to the problem of hydrogen

2014-04-15 20:21:07

DUBLIN, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bkp85f/phosphorus_and) has announced the addition of the "Phosphorus

acid rain ice cores
2014-04-14 11:18:40

Over four decades ago, acid rain caused by industrial emissions was eradicating fish and dissolving stone monuments in the Eastern US. However, emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide, both of which cause acid rain, dropped significantly after the passing of the Clean Air Act of 1970.

2014-04-04 23:22:41

Researchers in Italy say their review of studies on the link between selenium and malignancies like bladder cancer turned up too little evidence to support supplementation. Raleigh,

Carbon Nanotubes Grow In Combustion Flames
2014-04-02 15:36:48

Quantum chemical simulations reveal an unprecedented relationship between the mechanism of carbon nanotube growth and hydrocarbon combustion processes


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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.