Latest Phosphorus Stories
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today the company will cease operations at its Foret phosphates plant in Huelva, Spain, by December 31, 2010.
A new report released Monday by Britainâ€™s largest organic certification body finds that the worldâ€™s supply of phosphate rock is running out faster than previously believed, posing a threat to global food security.
Every person emits the equivalent of approximately two tons of carbon dioxide a year from the time food is produced to when the human body excretes it, representing more than 20% of total yearly emissions.
A team of scientists have discovered that evidence linking the â€œSnowball Earthâ€ glacial events to the emergence of complex life.
A University of Alberta geomicrobiologist and his PhD student are part of a research team that has identified phosphorus as the mystery ingredient that pushed oxygen levels in the oceans high enough to establish the first animals on Earth 750 million years ago.
A spike in ancient marine phosphorus concentrations from 750 to 635 million years ago is linked to emergence of complex life, UC Riverside researchers say.
Researchers at the University of Florida Research and Education Centers and scientists at the South Florida Water Management District have published a report regarding the trends in water quality feeding into Everglades National Park.
Despite Significant Progress, State Acknowledges More Work is Ahead HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct.
NEW YORK, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc.
McDonaldâ€™s, Burger King, Taco Bell -- they all tempt us every day with their convenient locations, cheap prices, and tasty looks, but these foods are full of phosphates, which are shown to have adverse effects on people with kidney disease.
In chemistry, a phosphate is a polyatomic ion or radical consisting of one phosphorus atom and four oxygen. In the ionic form, it carries a -3 formal charge, and is denoted PO43-. In a biochemical setting, a free phosphate ion in solution is called inorganic phosphate, to distinguish it from phosphates bound in the form of ATP, or perhaps in DNA or RNA. Inorganic phosphate is generally denoted Pi. Inorganic phosphate can be formed by the reactions of ATP, or ADP, with the formation of the...
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