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2014-04-17 20:21:09

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qcm6ws/research_on_china) has announced the addition of the "Research on China Coal Tar Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qcm6ws/research_on_china ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) While limited by raw materials, the coal tar producing areas mainly located in Northern China...

Rare Leafcutter Bee Fossils Reveal Ice Age Environment At The La Brea Tar Pits
2014-04-10 15:44:39

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Scientists use micro CT scans and research modern-day bees to understand habitat and climate of Southern California during late Pleistocene The La Brea Tar Pits, the world's richest and most important Ice Age fossil locality, is most celebrated for it collection of saber-toothed cats and mammoths. The site's lesser known, but equally vast insect collection, is also of great significance. Recent examination of fossil leafcutter bee nest cells...

2014-03-26 11:36:49

With sales of electronic cigarettes, or "e-cigarettes," on the rise and expected to hit $1.5 billion this year, concerns over potential health risks of using the trendy devices are also gaining momentum and political clout. An article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly magazine of the American Chemical Society, delves into what scientists and regulators are doing about e-cigarettes, which are now being cleverly marketed under more appealing names such as hookah pens and...

2014-02-27 12:28:05

LONDON, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday a vote to approve a deal reached with member states in December on new EU tobacco rules was passed by Members of the European Parliament. As e-cigarettes caused concern for national governments regarding the unknown long-term health effects, the proposal put forward by the European Commission in 2012 called for them to be regulated as medicines, and member states also requested to ban refillable cartridges over...

2013-12-12 16:25:18

Focusing on simplicity and ease of use, the new e-cigarette company offers a superior product without the unpleasant odors, tar, ash and health risks associated with traditional cigarettes WALNUT, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AquaCig is proud to announce the launch of its new electronic cigarettes line featuring the best e-cigarette on the market, AquaCig. Offered at an affordable price and with free shipping, AquaCig premium e-cigarettes are easy to use and available...

2013-11-08 16:25:52

CHICAGO, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProSmoke Electronic Cigarettes, the #1 rated best electronic cigarettes on the market, has joined the ranks of Amazon.com, Newegg.com and Wal-Mart to be part of an elite group to offer month-long "Black November" specials to consumers who don't want to wait for Black Friday weekend to take advantage of special deals. Electronic cigarettes have become extremely popular in recent years. The experience is virtually identical to the smoking...

2013-10-31 23:19:12

New Catalog Engine enables companies to retire older backup environments and transition to newer solutions without losing access to their legacy tape data. Holmdel, NJ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Index Engines, the leader in enterprise information management and archiving solutions, is enabling companies to eliminate the need for multiple backup applications while maintaining access to legacy tape data. With Index Engines’ Catalog Engine, companies can stop paying annual support fees for...

2013-09-18 23:29:36

The Complete Lung Detoxification Guide created by Mark Freeman is a new revolutionary program that teaches people how to clean lungs effectively after years of smoking. A full overview of The Complete Lung Detoxification Guide on the site Healthreviewcenter.com shows if this program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The Complete Lung Detoxification Guide developed by Mark Freeman is a comprehensive e-book that shows people how to clean lungs and strengthen lungs and...

Seven Decade-Long Experiment Catches Tar Dripping For First Time
2013-07-19 13:03:08

[Watch Video: Pitch Drop Experiment Comes To An End] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Set up by Ireland's Trinity College in 1944 and Australia's University of Queensland in 1927 -- a very specific event had never been witnessed before. Even an attempt to catch it with a webcam in 2000 failed because of an equipment malfunction. It represents the world's longest running experiment. If you're thinking "get to the point!" then you might know the frustration of...

2013-04-26 23:03:34

During the Earth Day town hall meeting in Conway, AR, at the Faulkner County Natural Resources Center, Founder and CEO, Scott C. Smith, gave a keynote address revealing preliminary results that the water column testing throughout Lake Conway showed positive readings for spilled Canadian tar sands oil and related solvents. Mayflower, AR (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 The presence of spilled Canadian tar sands oil or bitumen in Lake Conway appears to be from the March 29, 2013 ExxonMobil Pegasus...