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2013-08-29 23:24:25

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder/Chairman Sharon Kleyne Reports on Investment in Personal Hand-Held Water Humidifying Devices. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Sharon Kleyne, founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, addresses that, as an investment, fresh water is described by Goldman Sachs as the “petroleum of the next century.” With rapidly expanding fresh water demand, inadequate resources and a failing infrastructure, water development stocks rank among the world’s fastest...

2013-08-27 23:26:16

South West Water aims to enhance network and operational efficiency by using TaKaDu’s water network monitoring solution. Exeter, England and Yehud, Israel (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 TaKaDu announced today that South West Water (SWW) in the UK has commenced roll-out of its unique Software-as-a-Service network monitoring solution. SWW has started using TaKaDu’s water network monitoring solution as part of its innovation programme and plans to evaluate the extent to which TaKaDu can help...

Eastern US Water Supplies Affected By Changing River Chemistry
2013-08-26 14:41:20

University of Maryland 25+ years of records show two-thirds of region's rivers are now alkaline -- a legacy of acid rain, researchers say Human activities are changing the basic chemistry of many rivers in the Eastern U.S. in ways that have potentially major consequences for urban water supplies and aquatic ecosystems, a University of Maryland-led study has found. In the first survey of its kind, a research team looked at long-term records of alkalinity trends in 97 rivers from...

2013-08-23 23:18:09

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne reminds Al Gore that CO2 is a distant second when it comes to greenhouse gas. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Water vapor, also known as humidity, is Earth’s most important and abundant greenhouse gas, says water and health researcher Sharon Kleyne. Sharon Kleyne is Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, a water company specializing in fresh water, health and dehydration research, and product development. As part of her personal...

2013-08-22 23:24:45

Water main breaks will become more common as fall sets in. A water restoration provider explains how to handle such a crisis. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on how to deal with water main breaks on their street or in their community. As summer transitions to fall, water main breaks will become more common as the ground expands and...

2013-08-22 23:22:58

Global Fresh Water Supply in Crisis and Seeks Investment Says Water Analyst Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Water industry stocks are among the world’s best investment opportunities and will be for the foreseeable future, reports water analyst and researcher Sharon Kleyne. The global fresh water supply is in crisis, Kleyne explains. To keep up with demand, and to offset population growth and a depleted supply, the fresh water industry requires substantial investor...


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2005-05-26 10:10:12

Indium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol In and atomic number 49. This rare, soft, malleable and easily fusible poor metal, is chemically similar to aluminium or gallium but looks more like zinc (zinc ores are also the primary source of this metal). Its current primary application is to form transparent electrodes from Indium tin oxide in liquid crystal displays. It is also widely used in thin-films to form lubricated layers (during World War II it was widely...

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2005-05-26 10:06:59

There are a number of iron oxides: Iron oxides Iron(II) oxide or ferrous oxide (FeO) The black-coloured powder in particular can cause explosions as it readily ignites. Iron(III) oxide or ferric oxide (Fe2O3) known in its natural state as hematite or haematite, but also purified for use as a coating in magnetic audio and computer media, where it is known as ferric oxide. Also known as rouge. Iron(II,III) oxide or ferrous ferric oxide (Fe3O4), better known as the black-coloured...

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2005-05-26 09:37:09

Limonite Limonite is a ferric hydrate of varying composition, the generic formula is frequently written as FeO(OH)·nH2O, although this is not entirely accurate as Limonite often contains a varying amount of oxide compared to hydroxide. Together with hematite, it is mined as ore for the production of iron. Limonite is heavy and yellowish-brown. It is not a true mineral, however, but a mixture of similar hydrated iron oxide minerals, mostly Goethite. Limonite forms mostly in or near...

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2005-05-26 09:20:28

Magnetite is a magnetic mineral form of both iron(II) oxide and iron(III) oxide or (iron(II,III) oxide), with chemical formula Fe3O4, one of several iron oxides and a member of the spinel group. Magnetite is the most magnetic of all the minerals on Earth, and these magnetic properties led to lodestone being used as an early form of magnetic compass. Small grains of magnetite occur in almost all igneous rocks and metamorphic rocks as well as many sedimentary rocks. Magnetite is a...

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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.