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2014-04-30 08:24:06

DUBLIN, Apr. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ghq5v3/benzene_market) has announced the addition of the "Benzene Market & Its Derivatives (Ethylbenzene, Cumene, Cyclohexane, Nitrobenzene, and Alkylbenzene) Market by Application & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Benzene is a basic petrochemical which is widely used in industry as a feedstock...

2014-04-29 23:19:13

2014 Mid America to be held in Branson, Mo., at the Hilton Branson Convention Center. Branson, Mo (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 intRAtrain and inspectiTRAC by Russell Associates President and CEO Jerry Van Oort and Business Development Manager Sarah Frank will exhibit at the 2014 Mid America Safety, Health & Environmental Conference and Expo. The expo will be held May 7-8 at the Hilton Branson Convention Center in Branson, Mo. Russell Associates’ CEO, Jerry Van Oort, sees Russell...

2014-04-29 23:13:50

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "China’s Mining Fiscal Regime: H1 2014" report to its research store. Avail 20% discount on this report until 30th April 2014. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 China has rich metallic mineral deposits and non-metallic deposits such as coal. It has deposits of nearly all types of known mineral resource. Mineral distribution varies from region to region, as differences in geotectonic zones and mineralization conditions create vast differences in...

2014-04-29 12:35:55

BALTIMORE, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The average consumer is an individual who is concerned about the safety, knows that mold can cause health problems and a downward slide in the standard of your home health. However, they chose not to go about the proper ways of removing the mold, which is through a registered IICRC firm. What we will be explained to you is that certain techniques that the average homeowner uses to remove the mold can actually do more harm than good. The...

2014-04-29 08:38:12

BALTIMORE, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mold is a common nuisance in Maryland, in the sense that we are surrounded on many sides by water, so naturally there is a high concentration of mold. Sometimes mold is not of a grave concern, we know that it is unsightly, but what many of us fail to realize is that a particular type of mold can have long lasting long term health problems. This type of mold is known as black mold can effect individuals all year round. Photo -...

2014-04-29 08:30:49

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 29 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Five Ways to Improve Ergonomics in the Laboratory," is the title of a new, free e-book released by Humantech, experts in workplace improvement. The laboratory environment poses unique challenges resulting from the use of specialized equipment. Increasing your awareness of existing and potential ergonomic issues in the lab, knowing how to adjust workstations to fit the employee, and using proper work practices can improve overall comfort,...

2014-04-29 08:27:45

National Wildfire Community Preparation Day is May 3, 2014 BLOOMINGTON, Ill., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildfires are a serious threat to lives and property. The combination of drought, high winds and an excess of dried vegetation in forests and grasslands has made fire seasons progressively worse over the past 50 years. In 2014 alone, more than 16,400 fires have burned 266,000 acres across the United States. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

FEMA Launches Campaign To Prepare Americans For Natural Disasters
2014-04-29 07:54:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A collaborative campaign has been launched to prepare Americans for natural disasters. The campaign – called “America’s PrepareAthon!” – encourages people around the country to practice preparedness now before the next disaster or national emergency strikes. America’s PrepareAthon! is directed as part of President Obama’s Presidential Policy Directive 8: National Preparedness and is being led by the Federal Emergency...

2014-04-28 16:23:34

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Mining Equipment Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/machinery/world_mining_equipment_market.html World demand to rise 8.6% annually through 2017Despite some short term weakness, the worldwide mining machinery market is forecast to expand 8.6 percent per year through 2017 to $135 billion, spurred by voracious demand for mined materials in China, India, and several...

2014-04-25 23:05:46

April 28 was dedicated as Workers’ Memorial Day by Barack Obama in 2012. BROWZ, the configurable supply chain assessment and compliance solutions expert is encouraging organizations to focus on safety during this national day of memorial for those who have been injured or lost their life in the workplace. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 It has been two years since President Barack Obama proclaimed April 28 as Workers’ Memorial Day, a national memorial that has largely gone...


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2013-04-30 13:41:59

1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....

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2005-05-26 12:07:27

Beryllium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Be and atomic number 4. A toxic bivalent element, beryllium is a steel grey, strong, light-weight yet brittle, alkaline earth metal, that is primarily used as a hardening agent in alloys (most notably, beryllium copper). Notable characteristics Beryllium has one of the highest melting points of the light metals. The modulus of elasticity of beryllium is approximately 1/3 greater than that of steel. It has...

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2005-05-26 09:07:13

Manganese is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Mn and atomic number 25. Notable characteristics Manganese is a gray-white metal, resembling iron. It is a hard metal and is very brittle, fusible with difficulty, but easily oxidized. Manganese metal is ferromagnetic only after special treatment. The most common oxidation states of manganese are +2, +3, +4, +6 and +7, though oxidation states from +1 to +7 are observed. Mn2+ often competes with Mg2+ in...

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2005-05-26 08:34:39

Orpiment is a common monoclinic crystalline mineral - Chemical Composition: As2S3, arsenic trisulfide - Molecular Weight: 246.04 gm - Hardness: 1.5-2 - Optical refractive index: Biaxial (-), a=2.4, b=2.81, g=3.02 Orpiment is a mineral that is found world-wide, and occurs as a sublimation product in volcanic fumaroles, low temperature hydrothermal veins, hot springs and as a byproduct of the decay of another arsenic mineral, realgar. It takes its name from the Latin...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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