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Indiana University Research: 'Just Right' Plant Growth May Make River Deltas Resilient

Steve Hinnefeld, Indiana University Research by Indiana University geologists suggests that an intermediate amount of vegetation -- not too little and not too much -- is most effective at stabilizing freshwater river deltas. The study,...

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2014-08-26 23:15:41

Martinson-Nicholls announces their expanded line of electrically heated carpet mats designed to prevent snow and ice accumulation at entryways. The heavy-duty carpet mats melt snow at a rate of 2 inches per hour. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 After last year's brutal winter, Martinson-Nicholls new Snow-Melting Entrance Carpet Mat is expanding its line of heated carpet mats designed to prevent snow and ice accumulation around your facility's entryway. The new, stand alone...

2014-08-26 23:15:38

Garland’s new Revitalizer™ restoration systems are multi-purpose, liquid waterproofing membranes designed to restore asphalt-based and metal roof systems, providing superior protection to the original wearing surface. The easy to apply, cost-effective solutions are fast and simple to install and can provide an additional 10 to 15 years of waterproofing protection. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Garland’s new Revitalizer restoration systems are easy to apply, cost-effective...

2014-08-26 23:03:54

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Bottled Water Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Transparency Market Research has launched a new market report titled “Bottled Water (Still, Carbonated, Flavored and Functional) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020”. According to the report the...

2014-08-26 16:20:39

SEATTLE, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line celebrated the keel laying of its new 2,650-guest Pinnacle Class ship on Aug. 22 at Fincantieri's Marghera shipyard in Italy. A 680-ton block was lowered by crane into the yard's building dock, marking the official beginning of construction. The 99,500-gross-ton ship is scheduled for delivery in February 2016. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/SF88951LOGO The event was attended by Holland America Line's Keith...

2014-08-26 12:21:39

STARKVILLE, Miss., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New questions about geology, oceanography and seafloor ecosystems are being raised because of research by a Mississippi State University geologist. Lead author Adam Skarke, assistant professor of geosciences at MSU, worked with researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and other institutions on a scientific team that discovered methane seeps in unlikely places along the seafloor on the northern part of the U.S....

2014-08-26 08:25:32

Advanced bioreactor technology removes contaminants from complex industrial waste streams using a high-performing biological process DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today its commercial launch of an integrated bioreactor system to efficiently remove organic and inorganic contaminants from a wide range of industrial wastewater streams. Honeywell's UOP XCeed(TM) bioreactor system, based on Honeywell's immobilized...

2014-08-25 23:11:29

The DeepFlight Dragon is the most compact, lightweight personal submarine on the market, and is so intuitive to use that clients self-pilot the craft with minimal instruction. Pt. Richmond, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 DeepFlight announced today it will introduce an entirely new type of personal submarine at the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show. The DeepFlight Dragon is the most compact, lightweight personal submarine on the market, and is so intuitive to use that clients self-pilot the craft with...

2014-08-25 23:01:44

Too much algae can cause health issues with the fish, including stunting their growth or even death. Sylmar, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Effective Environmental Services is pleased to announce a new line of products, Pond Magician, for customers needing backyard pond maintenance. Pond Magician products make knowing how to clean a pond and keep pond water clear easy, ensuring the health of this water feature. At Effective Environmental Services, the professional staff can help pond owners...

2014-08-25 23:00:12

This seminar covers all facets of steam boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Blythewood, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Spirax Sarco, the leader in products and services for steam systems, is excited to announce their latest training event: Basic Steam Boiler Operator Training. This five-day course is being held on December 15 - 19, 2014 at Spirax Sarco’s state-of-the-art training facility in Blythewood, South Carolina where participants will learn virtually all...

2014-08-25 08:22:25

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Private water well owners are being encouraged to test their wells through a special offer by ETR Laboratories and the Water Systems Council that provides a 25% discount on the price of a Health Scan Water Well Testing Kit, one of the most comprehensive water tests available. The Water Systems Council recommends annual testing of private water wells for bacteria and other elements that could pose a health risk to households served by wells....


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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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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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