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2014-01-27 20:20:24

TINGLEV, Denmark, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eyeing vast new efficiencies in global fresh produce and fresh-cut flower transport, Maersk Container Industry (MCI) is now partnering with Boston-based technology company Primaira LLC to develop an air cleaning system in Star Cool Integrated refrigerated containers. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/64186-maersk-container-launch-new-technology (Logo:...

2014-01-21 10:23:07

Study finds blowback causes extra day per year of ozone smog in LA Chinese air pollution blowing across the Pacific Ocean is often caused by the manufacturing of goods for export to the U.S. and Europe, according to findings by UC Irvine and other researchers published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study is the first to quantify how much pollution reaching the American West Coast is from the production in China of cellphones, televisions and other...

NASA To Search For Climate Change Clues In The Tropopause
2014-01-18 05:41:07

[ Watch the Video: Global Hawk Gets To Work In The Western Pacific ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online NASA has deployed their pilot-less Global Hawk research aircraft in the western Pacific in order to monitor changes to the upper atmosphere and discover how changes there are impacting the planet’s climate. The mission, announced by the US space agency on Friday, is part of their Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment (ATTREX) airborne science campaign....

Increased Mercury Levels In Arctic Ice Found Pushing Into Sea Water
2014-01-16 10:15:32

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers Dr. Chris Moore and Dr. Daniel Obrist, from Nevada's Desert Research Institute, have recently discovered an increased level of mercury in Arctic sea ice. The study, published in the journal Nature, also found that the element is contaminating sea water below. The researchers claim that the air above large cracks found in the ice of the Arctic is mixing vigorously pushing mercury down to the exposed seawater. This process...

Global Warming Is Changing The Chemistry Of Ice
2014-01-14 04:58:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers analyzing the atmosphere above the Alaskan city of Barrow have found unexpectedly high levels of molecular chlorine in the air, according to research appearing in Sunday’s edition of the journal Nature Geoscience. The substance, which comes from sea salt that is released when ice in the region melts, interacts with sunlight to create highly reactive chlorine atoms, the researchers said. Those atoms can increase the...

UB Names Five Inventions That Could Significantly Benefit Consumers
2014-01-13 14:40:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In reviewing work performed during 2013, University at Buffalo officials have projected five research projects conducted at the school last year that could have a significant impact on consumers in the future. From refining LED technology to ultrasonic body sensors, UB researchers filed several promising provisional patent applications, a precursor to a proper patent, in 2013. “As a major public research university, we want to...

2013-12-12 23:30:09

Ted Atwood, President at Polar Technology, summarizes and responds to EPA's proposed rule. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Polar Technology confirmed that on December 5, Administrator Gina McCarthy from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposed rule seeking feedback on three options for determining HCFC-22 allocation from 2015 through 2019. The EPA is required by the Montreal Protocol and section 608 of the Clean Air Act to phase out all production of HCFC...

Inside Ozone Hole NASA Data
2013-12-12 10:27:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A small hole in the Earth’s protective ozone layer appears annually over Antarctica and scientists have found that the 2012 ozone hole was the second-smallest hole since the mid 1980s. However, NASA scientists have also found that the hole in the ozone layer isn’t near to completely closing despite an international agreement to limit the emissions of ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) more than 20 years ago –...


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2012-05-12 09:22:57

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 3, 1994 at 11:59 AM EST and landed at Edwards AFB on November 14 at 7:33 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 174 times at an altitude of 164 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.5 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 22 hours, 34 minutes, and 2 seconds. This mission further advanced efforts to collect data about sun's energy output, chemical makeup of the Earth's middle atmosphere, and how these factors affect...

Earth's Atmosphere
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Earth's Atmosphere -- Earth's atmosphere consists of nitrogen (78.1%) and oxygen (20.9%), with small amounts of argon (0.9%), carbon dioxide (variable, but around 0.035%), water vapor, and other gases. The atmosphere protects life on Earth by absorbing ultraviolet solar radiation and reducing temperature extremes between day and night. 75% of the atmosphere exists within 11km of the planetary surface. Temperature and the Atmospheric Layers The temperature of the Earth's atmosphere...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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