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2013-10-29 23:20:26

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Industrial Gases Market (Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide, Argon, Helium, Acetylene) - Global And U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018. London (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Industrial Gases Market (Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide, Argon, Helium, Acetylene) - Global And U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018 Rise in population and...

Earthen Crust Oxygen Got Its Start During Creation Of Solar System
2013-10-25 07:03:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A long standing mystery in the formation of the Solar System has been solved by cosmochemists from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). In the oldest, most pristine rocks, oxygen, the most abundant element in the Earth's crust, follows a strange, anomalous pattern that must result from a different chemical process than the well-understood reactions that form minerals containing oxygen on Earth. "Whatever the source of...

Electricity From Impure Hydrogen
2013-09-18 14:31:28

Brookhaven National Laboratory Brookhaven Lab scientists use simple, 'green' process to create novel core-shell catalyst that tolerates carbon monoxide in fuel cells and opens new, inexpensive pathways for zero-emission vehicles The quest to harness hydrogen as the clean-burning fuel of the future demands the perfect catalysts—nanoscale machines that enhance chemical reactions. Scientists must tweak atomic structures to achieve an optimum balance of reactivity, durability, and...

Methane Secrets Hold Key To Understanding Planetary Interiors
2013-09-12 14:28:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers, publishing a paper in the journal Nature Communications, say their study on methane's secrets will help scientists better understand the chemistry of planetary interiors. Hydrocarbon methane (CH4) is one of the most abundant molecules in the universe, but its behavior under the conditions found in planetary interiors is poorly understand due to contradictory information from various modeling studies. Studying various...

2013-09-10 23:19:24

Phosphorus & Derivatives Market research report categorizes the global market for phosphorus and its derivatives on the basis of applications, type and geography; forecasting volumes and revenues. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/phosphorus-derivatives-market-1148.html (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The report "Phosphorus & Derivatives Market by Type (Ammonium and Industrial Phosphate, Phosphoric Acid, Phosphorus Chloride and Pentasulfide), and Application...

2013-08-29 23:25:53

The Oxygen & Hydrogen Gas Manufacturing industry relies heavily on a few key industries to purchase its products; therefore, activity in chemical manufacturing, metal manufacturing and oil refineries directly affects operators, and improved production from these industries will positively affect demand for industrial gases. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Oxygen & Hydrogen Gas Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report...

2013-08-15 15:08:56

For a new study in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers evaluated how different levels of selenium affect the immune system of adult horses. According to the researchers, the effects of selenium supplementation on the immune system have been evaluated in other species but not extensively in horses. Dr. Laurie Lawrence, animal science professor at the University of Kentucky, said the amount of selenium in soil and forages varies across the United States. She said that they wanted to...

Electrochemical Method Allows Study Of Hydrogen Diffusion In Highly Reactive Metals
2013-08-14 11:17:48

Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences Good metal-based systems for hydrogen storage cannot be developed without knowing how this element permeates through metals. Researchers at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw managed to apply a user-friendly electrochemical method to study hydrogen diffusion in highly reactive metals. Hydrogen is seen as a versatile energy carrier for the future. Unfortunately, the element...


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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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