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2010-06-24 06:10:00

NAPA VALLEY, California, June 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Video Available via: http://www.groasis.com/download/Robert_Mondavi_Winery_Groasis_waterboxx _experiment_30_sec.zip and http://www.groasis.com/download/Robert_Mondavi_Winery_Groasis_waterboxx _experiment_15_sec.zip (Due to the length of these URLs, it may be necessary to copy and paste the hyperlinks into your Internet browser's URL address field. Remove the space if one exists.) The Groasis waterboxx, a...

2010-06-22 08:40:00

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Groasis waterboxx, a groundbreaking solution to deforestation, water depletion and food shortage will kick off a historic project with Robert Mondavi Winery, June 23rd at 10:00 am, 7801 St Helena Highway, Oakville, California. Named one of Popular Science Magazine's Top Ten Global Inventions 2010, the Groasis waterboxx can be planted on any terrain under dry conditions without irrigation. At the Robert Mondavi ceremony this "game changing"...

2009-09-29 11:36:08

Pennsylvania State University engineers say they have created a microbial electrolysis system that can produce hydrogen from wastewater. The first demonstration of the device is underway at the Napa Wine Co. in Oakville, Calif. Researchers said their refrigerator-sized hydrogen generator will take winery wastewater, and using bacteria and a small amount of electrical energy, convert the organic material into hydrogen. This is a demonstration to prove we can continuously generate renewable...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.