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Scientists' New Analysis Of Plant Proteins Advances Our Understanding Of Photosynthesis

Provided by Alison Satake, Louisiana State University A world without plants would be a world without oxygen, uninhabitable for us and for many creatures. We know plants release oxygen by absorbing carbon dioxide and breaking down water using...

Latest Water Stories

2014-10-30 23:02:55

As chief engineer and vice president of Dime Water Inc., a water treatment manufacturing company based in California, Mr. Colburn shares his expert opinion on Proposition 1 Water Bond, coming up in the 4th of November, 2014 elections. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 “I personally believe we should vote “Yes on Prop 1, Water Bond”, because of the precious nature of water and how desperately we need it.” – says Mr. Colburn. “Whether you vote “Yes” or “No” one of...

2014-10-30 16:23:16

Molecule New Water Technologies has announced that it is now able to provide Atmospheric Water Generators to consumers across the United States. These systems, which are environmentally friendly, are able to convert humidity into water and then store it for later use. MARBLE FALLS, Texas, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Atmospheric Water Generators are now available through Molecule New Water technologies, the company has announced. The units the company provides are able to...

2014-10-30 12:24:04

Patented Technology Requires Fewer Chemicals, Keeps Water Clean Up to 12 Months VISTA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The state-of-the-art ACE® Salt Water Sanitizing System from Hot Spring®, the only brand to sell more than one million hot tubs, leads the industry in extending the life of clean water in hot tubs. Built with exclusive diamond technology, the ACE Salt Water hot tub system uses a small amount of salt to automatically create powerful cleaners. Available only for Hot...

2014-10-30 12:20:57

MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gerry Cahill, president and CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines, announced today that he is retiring, effective November 30, after 20 years of service. Cahill, 63, has been CEO of Carnival Corporation's largest cruise brand since 2007, growing the cruise line to 24 ships - the largest in the company's fleet -- during his tenure. "Gerry has been instrumental in taking Carnival Cruise Lines to new heights as one of the preeminent brands in the cruise...

2014-10-27 16:22:40

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ (MHFI) announced today that it has commenced Standard & Poor's Factual Stock Report coverage on GWR Global Water Resources. (GWGWF) GWR Global Water Resources Corp. (TSX: GWR; OTCQX: GWGWF) holds an approximate 48.1% interest in Global Water Resources, Inc. (GWRI), a U.S.-based water resources company that owns, operates and manages water, wastewater and recycled water utilities in strategically located communities,...

2014-10-27 12:22:10

Theme cruises feature dance pros and celebrities from the hit ABC show; all cruises offer special programming and guest dance competitions on every sailing SEATTLE, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line will continue the "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" program in 2015/2016 due to its overwhelming popularity and success. For the third year, the collaboration brings the excitement of ABC's hit show "Dancing with the Stars" to all of the premium ships in the Holland America Line...

2014-10-27 08:24:49

Molecule New Water Technologies has announced the opening of a new store in Marble Falls, Texas. The company provides a number of new water technologies to individuals and businesses throughout the United States, particularly for those who wish to utilize environmentally sound practices for a variety of issues requiring clean and pure water. MARBLE, Texas, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Molecule New Water Technologies, a company specializing in a wide variety of new water...

2014-10-24 23:05:55

Bourne Energy develops technology to protect river water quality. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 "Humankind is running out of water at an alarming pace. We're going to run out of water long before we run out of oil” - Peter Brabeck, chairman of Nestlé. As a nation, we need to better care for the water we use and ultimately reuse. This starts with respecting water and treating its sources with more respect. Bourne Energy, developer of river, tidal and ocean power...

2014-10-23 08:25:28

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forester Media Inc., publisher of Stormwater magazine, is seeking papers for presentation at StormCon 2015, which will take place in Austin, TX, August 2 - 6, 2015. The 2015 conference will feature six program tracks, described below. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130529/LA22573LOGO Presentations for StormCon 2015 will be 30 minutes each, including a question-and-answer period. Please carefully read the information below before...

2014-10-23 08:23:25

PIRAEUS, Greece, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (OTC: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") announced today that it has entered into a time charter contract for the recently delivered Handysize vessel, the "Newlead Castellano". The Newlead Castellano has been chartered-out at a gross rate of $9,500 per day, minus a 6.25% commission payable to third parties, for a minimum of three and a maximum of five months. This employment is anticipated to generate approximately...


Latest Water Reference Libraries

Hula Painted Frog, Discoglossus nigriventer
2014-08-18 15:55:22

The Hula painted frog was considered extinct by the IUCN since 1996. Very little is known about the species because very few specimens have been found. In 1940 two adults and two tadpoles were collected but the smaller one was eaten by the larger one, and the tadpoles were lost. A single Hula painted frog was found in 1955 which was the last record of this specimen. The extinction of this species is said to be the result of the draining of lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950’s. Only...

Blue-spotted Salamander, Ambystoma laterale
2014-01-31 13:35:04

The Blue-spotted salamander (Ambystoma laterale) is part of a group referred to as, Mole salamanders. A member of the Ambystomatidae family, the species ranges throughout eastern and central US and Canada. The Blue-spotted salamander prefers seasonal woodlands and forests and finds shelter in wet, damp areas. Hiding under damp leaves, rocks, logs and moss, the salamander is able to find cover. Mostly comprised of their long tail, the Blue-spotted salamander reaches lengths of 3.15 to 5...

Sharlie, Lake Monster
2014-01-30 18:08:56

Sharlie is a cryptid that is believed to inhabit Payette Lake near McCall, Idaho. Other names for this reptile-like creature are Slimy Slim or The Twilight Dragon of Payette Lake. Native Americans believed that an evil spirit lived in the lake before western settlers arrived in the area. The first documented sighting of the creature was in 1920 when a group of workers saw what they thought was a log, but it began to move. In August 1944, several groups of people reported seeing a 30...

Kina, Evechinus chloroticus
2013-11-15 10:54:52

Kina (Evechinus chloroticus) is a sea urchin that is native to New Zealand. This echinoderm belongs to the family Echinometridae and it has the potential to reach a maximum diameter of 16 to 17 centimeters. It is scattered throughout New Zealand and in some northern and southern offshore islands. It can be found in shallow waters around 12 to 14 meters deep, although there are also intertidal populations located in the north of both the North and South Islands. It shows a preference for...

Crown Of Thorns Starfish, Acanthaster planci
2013-11-11 10:54:41

The crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Acanthasteridae family. This species has a large range that extends from the Red Sea to the African coasts in the east and from the Indian Ocean to the western coasts of Central America. It prefers a habitat in coral reefs, which can be harmed if population numbers are too high. Damage occurs when filamentous algae covers bare skeletons of coral and the starfish move in to feed, stripping...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
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