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NASA's ECOSTRESS Will Monitor Plant Health

Provided by Rosalie Murphy, JPL Earth Science and Technology Directorate A new space-based instrument to study how effectively plants use water is being developed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California. The instrument, called...

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2014-10-29 16:26:44

LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- US demand to rise over 1% per annum through 2018 A robust recovery in US construction spending along with the continued rebound in manufacturing output will drive advances in US solvent demand at a greater than one percent annual pace through 2018. Strength in both nonresidential and residential building construction will stimulate not only direct solvent use in construction related activities, but also increased solvent demand in paint and...

2014-10-29 16:23:44

Schedules conference call for October 31, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern DALLAS, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Partners, LP (NYSE: ALDW) ("Alon Partners") today announced results for the third quarter of 2014. Net income for the third quarter of 2014 was $77.0 million, or $1.23 per unit, compared to net loss of $(16.1) million, or $(0.26) per unit, for the same period last year. Net income for the first nine months of 2014 was $127.0 million, or $2.03 per unit, compared to...

2014-10-29 16:21:22

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) and Saddle Butte Pipeline II, LLC announced today that they have entered into a letter of intent to jointly pursue the proposed Saddlehorn Pipeline to transport various grades of crude oil from the Niobrara shale to Magellan's storage facilities in Cushing, Oklahoma. Saddle Butte's open season for a proposed competing pipeline project is cancelled immediately. The current open season for the...

2014-10-29 08:25:29

MONTREAL, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Imaflex Inc. (TSXV: IFX) is pleased to announce it has filed a patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a production process converting waste latex paint into plastic film. The patent application titled "Methods of Recycling Waste Latex Paint" outlines Imaflex's proprietary approach to reconditioning latex paint waste for the use in blown film extrusion. Imaflex foresees that in the future, recycled latex paint...

2014-10-28 20:21:39

Global Fuel Additives Market 2014-2019: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fuel additives are used in a variety of applications, such as gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel, marine fuel, and heating oil. Fuel additives are chemical substances which are added in fuels to enhance certain properties and to cope with adversities, such as corrosion, low cetane number, cold filter plugging point, and high pour point. The Asia Pacific region is...

2014-10-28 16:30:35

Consumers invited to 'choose HARDER' and help drive brand development with new can designs and flavor choices CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- mike's® HARDER, the bold and kick-ass brand that takes flavor to the next level, invites consumers to "choose HARDER" with the launch of its newest seasonal flavor, mike's HARDER Apple Firebomb. On shelves now, it is exclusively available in a series of limited-edition, consumer-designed and -voted collectible cans, including one that...

2014-10-28 16:29:29

Global Fuel Additives Market 2014-2019: Trends, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global fuel additives market is expected to reach an estimated value of $7.8 billion by 2019. The major drivers of the fuel additives are growing fuel demand, growing awareness among users regarding the benefits of fuel additives, demand of high fuel efficiency, and stringent regulations and emission standards adopted by various countries. The increasing...

2014-10-28 12:23:50

Asia's Growing Appetite for Power; U.S. Shale Boom; Europe's Woes Drive Regional Shifts SINGAPORE, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia Pacific (APAC) showed its strength again as both an energy demand center and a leader in energy company growth in the Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings®, an annual financial performance roster, unveiled in Singapore on Tuesday. APAC companies moved up in both numbers and position when Platts, a leading global energy and commodities...

2014-10-28 08:24:48

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) today provided an operational update for its third quarter 2014 operating results, which includes estimates of production and sales volumes, price realizations, and operating netbacks, summarized as follows: 3Q 2014 2Q 2014 (Actual) 1Q 2014 (Actual) 4Q 2013 (Actual) 3Q 2013 (Actual)...

2014-10-27 08:30:35

Survey from Clorox Professional Products Company, in cooperation with ISSA, reveals "unflushed" truth about restroom tough jobs and the value of cleaning visible dirt as well as the unseen germs PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people have a "get in and get out" strategy when it comes to using public restrooms and do not consider what kind of maintenance is put into these facilities on a daily basis. With restroom maintenance likely to be a topic discussed at the...


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2012-05-17 14:57:40

Soft Matter is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published weekly (48 times per year) by the Royal Society of Chemistry. It was established in 2005, initially publishing only 12 issues per year. As submissions increased, the journal began publishing 24 issues per year in 2009, and then increased to its current output in 2012. As of May 2012, the editor of Soft Matter is Liz Davies. Soft Matter publishes original research on the generic science underpinning the properties and applications...

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