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2013-03-11 23:04:11

Looking forward to expanding opportunities in the African Market, the Indian company RePIN Masterbatches is now offering in this continent, their products that are manufactured with an American design. London, UK (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 The Indian company RePIN Masterbatches, member of one of the biggest plastics group in the region of Middle East & India, working from their two factories based in India and one in the United Arab Emirates, wants to be known in the African Market, as a...

2013-02-20 15:08:20

A bright blue pigment used 5,000 years ago is giving modern scientists clues toward the development of new nanomaterials with potential uses in state-of-the-art medical imaging devices, remote controls for televisions, security inks and other technology. That's the conclusion of an article on the pigment, Egyptian blue, in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Tina T. Salguero and colleagues point out that Egyptian blue, regarded as humanity's first artificial pigment, was used in...

Scientist Recommends Research Method Change For Evolutionary Biology
2013-02-16 08:11:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Shozo Yokoyama, a biologist at Emory University, says evolutionary biologists need to shift their focus from present-day molecules to synthesized, ancestral ones to truly understand the mechanisms of natural selection. Yokoyama presented evidence to support his claim at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) meeting in Boston this week. "This is not just an evolutionary biology problem, it's a science problem,"...

2013-01-31 23:02:03

TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce the release of the first edition of Mineral Sands Report (MSR) for 2013. Published monthly, MSR covers all aspects of the titanium minerals, TiO2 pigment and zircon industries and provides up to date news, analysis, pricing and data. (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce the release of the first edition of Mineral Sands Report (MSR) for 2013. Published monthly, MSR covers all aspects of the...

2013-01-23 23:03:01

TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce that David McCoy, managing consultant and director at TZMI, will present at the International Titanium Association´s TITANIUM EUROPE 2013 conference in Hamburg, Germany (5 to 7 March 2013). (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 TZ Minerals International (TZMI) is pleased to announce that David McCoy, managing consultant and director at TZMI, will present at the International Titanium Association´s TITANIUM EUROPE 2013 conference in...

Teotihuacans Used Make-up To Honor Their Dead After Exhuming Their Body
2013-01-09 14:40:33

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology In collaboration with the National University of Mexico, a team of Spanish researchers has analyzed for the first time remains of cosmetics in the graves of prehispanic civilizations on the American continent. In the case of the Teotihuacans, these cosmetics were used as part of the after-death ritual to honor their city's most important people. A research team from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the University of...

2012-11-13 10:23:22

Traditional Swedish bonad paintings can contain toxic substances such as arsenic, reveals new research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in which painting conservator and conservation scientist Ingalill Nyström analyzed the paint and techniques used in the traditional painted wall hangings from southern Sweden. Previous research into bonad painting has always originated in the humanities, from an art/cultural history perspective. Bonad paintings are painted wall...

Iridescent And Ultra Water Proof Material Created At Penn State
2012-10-16 04:29:43

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Read my exclusive interview with Professor Shu Yang about her research. Have you ever looked at a peacock´s feathers, a butterfly´s wing or an oily puddle on the road and wondered why they have those shimmering, vibrant colors? Unlike the colors you see in spring grass, an animals´ fur or fading autumn leaves, these iridescent hues are not the result of pigmentation but rather of a naturally occurring...

2012-10-16 04:03:38

After volatile performance over the past five years, the Dye and Pigment Manufacturing industry is expected to continue struggling against increased import penetration. The US economy's returning health bodes well for industry products, which are used as inputs for a variety of other manufacturing industries. However, industry players are consolidating and reorganizing production in hopes of offsetting rising oil and raw materials prices. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld...


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2005-06-23 09:04:50

Chameleons are small to mid-size reptiles that belong to one of the best known lizard families (Chamaeleonidae). They are famous for their ability to change their color also because of their elongated tongue and their eyes which can be moved independently of each other. The name "Chameleon" means "earth lion" and is derived from the Greek words chamai (on the ground, on the earth) and leon (lion). Distribution and habitat The main distribution of Chameleons is Africa and Madagascar,...

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