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Buried Fossil Soils Found To Be Rich In Carbon
2014-05-26 03:40:43

By Terry Devitt, University of Wisconsin-Madison Soils that formed on the Earth’s surface thousands of years ago and that are now deeply buried features of vanished landscapes have been found to be rich in carbon, adding a new dimension to our planet’s carbon cycle. The finding, reported today (May 25, 2014) in the journal Nature Geoscience, is significant as it suggests that deep soils can contain long-buried stocks of organic carbon which could, through erosion, agriculture,...

2014-03-31 23:02:01

Argital, a natural cosmetic company in South Italy, announced their distributor for the United States of America, Argital USA. Marina del Rey, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Today, Argital announced their distributor for the United States of America, Argital USA http://www.ArgitalUsa.com. Argital was founded in 1976 with the aim of producing and improving the knowledge of clay-based products and the properties of clay itself. USA distributor, Torsten Kunert, based in Marina Del Rey,...

2013-12-18 23:27:43

Ancient Healing Clay Organic Soaps formulated for Sensitive Skin from natural body care pioneer Zion Health, are now available at Baum's Natural Foods in Indiana. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Zion Health is proud to announce Baum’s health food store located on 9486 Wicker Ave. in St. John, Indiana, now carries Zion’s full line of Healing Clay soaps for sensitive skin made with high-grade, nutrient-rich calcium montmorillonite clay. These natural soaps are...

Arctic Fossil Record Traces Greenland Ice Sheet's Past
2013-11-23 05:24:05

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There have been many studies telling us how small the Greenland ice sheet is today. A new study, published in the journal Geology, reveals that the ice sheet was actually smaller between 3,000 and 5,000 years ago. Surprisingly, the sheet was as small during this period as it has ever been in recent history. The international research team used a new technique they developed for interpreting the Arctic fossil record. “What’s...

2013-11-15 23:25:49

Ancient Healing Clay Organic soaps from natural body care pioneer Zion Health has formulated Organic Soap for Sensitive Skin- now sold at Ann’s Health Food Center & Market in Dallas, TX. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Zion Health is proud to announce Ann’s Health Foods Center located on 2634 S. Zang Blvd in Dallas, Texas, now carries Zion’s full line of Healing Clay soaps for sensitive skin made with high-grade, nutrient-rich calcium montmorillonite clay. These...

Evidence Shows Dust And Sand Deposits In China Are Controlled By Rivers
2013-10-15 06:56:34

Royal Holloway, University of London New research published today in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews has found the first evidence that large rivers control desert sands and dust in Northern China. Northern China holds some of the world's most significant wind-blown dust deposits, known as loess. The origin of this loess-forming dust and its relationship to sand has previously been the subject of considerable debate. The team of researchers led by Royal Holloway University,...

2013-09-18 23:26:15

Sharon Kleyne Announces Discovery During Radio Interview with Hormone and Physiology Researcher Ray Peat, PhD. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Coconut oil and orange juice are two of the best foods to help maintain the body’s Ph and water balance, and prevent dehydration and obesity, according to Physiology Researcher Ray Peat. The announcement was made by Dr. Peat during a recent interview on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show. Ray Peat, PhD, is a Biologist and...

2013-04-16 15:32:01

New research tracking the movement of dredged sediment around Liverpool Bay could save millions of pounds, according to scientists at the National Oceanography Centre in Liverpool. Each year, sediment has to be dredged from the port and deposited elsewhere to maintain access for commercial vessels. But according to the new study, the dredged material appears back in the port again within just a few weeks of its removal, carried by sea currents. "There are two competing sediments coming...

2013-03-23 23:03:53

Native Remedy for Skin Purification, Ancient Minerals Clay Bath Detox, is now available at Weaver´s Way Co-op at 8424 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 Traditional bath salts and soaks provide trace nutrients from sea minerals that are absorbed by the skin when activated in water. Zion Health´s Ancient Clay Bath Detox minerals now available at Weaver´s Way contain a high grade form of bentonite detox clay (Kanwa) for whole body...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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