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2014-05-19 23:08:50

Water Bioengineer Gerald Pollack, PhD, Discusses His Revolutionary Water Findings on Sharon Kleyne Hour Radio Show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Most of us are aware that disease can be dehydrating and that ingesting water can speed recovery. Recent research by Gerald Pollack, PhD, at the University of Washington, suggests that the effect of disease on the water in our bodies actually goes far beyond dehydration. According to Pollack, the presence of disease can alter the...

2014-05-19 20:20:45

POTSDAM, N.Y., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We're using water to clean water." This is how Selma Mededovic Thagard describes her current work on purifying drinking water. The chemical & biomolecular engineering professor at Clarkson University is pioneering a new purification process that, if successful, could help millions of people without access to clean water quickly and efficiently purify water to make it safe for drinking and cooking. The U.S. Environmental...

New Fish Species From Deep Reefs Of The Southern Caribbean
2014-05-19 03:58:16

Pensoft Publishers Smithsonian scientists describe a colorful new species of small coral reef sea bass from depths of 182–241 m off Curaçao, southern Caribbean. With predominantly yellow body and fins, the new species, Liopropoma santi, closely resembles the other two "golden basses" found together with it at Curaçao: L. aberrans and L. olneyi. The scientists originally thought there was a single species of golden bass on deep reefs off Curaçao, but DNA data, distinct color...

coastal dead zone
2014-05-19 12:44:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Containing dissolved oxygen concentrations of less than 2 or 3 parts per million, hypoxic waters in estuaries and sections of coastline are essentially “dead zones” where life cannot exist. According to a new study in the journal Nature Geoscience, iron discharged from continental sediments acts as a limiting switch that could prevent coastal waters from creating a runaway feedback loop that leads to less and less dissolved oxygen...

2014-05-19 12:30:20

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:World Consumer Water Treatment Systems Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/water/world_consumer_water_treatment_systems_market.htmlWorld demand to rise at double-digit annual rateGlobal demand for consumer water treatment systems is projected to increase at an annual double-digit pace to over $14 billion in 2017. Ongoing economic improvement in several key geographic markets...

winter river
2014-05-19 08:27:27

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research has shown that the amount of water flowing through rivers is directly affected by the amount of snowfall received. Less snowfall means the rivers will discharge less water, according to a recent study by PhD student Wouter Berghuijs and Dr Ross Woods, senior lecturer in Water and Environmental Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Bristol. Along with a colleague from Delft University of...

2014-05-19 08:21:43

PIRAEUS, Greece, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLead Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NEWL) ("NewLead" or the "Company") announced today that the "Newlead Albion", a 2012-built dry-bulk eco-type Handysize vessel of 32,318 dwt, was delivered to NewLead's fleet on Monday, May 19, 2014. The Newlead Albion is trading on the spot market and is expected to generate $2.0 million EBITDA per year assuming $1.73 million yearly OPEX. The Newlead Albion is one of the two eco-type vessels that the...

2014-05-16 23:09:17

New Technologies Leading to More Efficiency (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 An often overlooked issue that still plagues humanity today is the need for clean water for drinking, and irrigating farms across the world. Humanity has always populated areas where water resources were rich for growing crops and daily use. This is likely the reason for early modern settlements on the Nile river and other water rich ancient areas. People are able to live in areas that were off limits even a few decades ago...

2014-05-16 23:07:01

Water Researcher Sharon Kleyne’s Radio interview with Shanhong Lu, MD, PhD on Sharon Kleyne Hour. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 A little known and surprisingly easy tip regarding one’s daily water drinking routine can have an amazing impact on health and wellness. Water researcher Sharon Kleyne has advocates this “tip” for years. Her view was supported – emphatically – in a recent radio interview with Shanhong Lu, MD, PhD, a China born author, physician and alternative...

2014-05-16 08:23:12

NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concern about injury and death from bacteria in pipes and fixtures in buildings and water scarcity issues, served as the major topic of discussion for leaders from around the world on May 6 and 7 in Washington D.C. Phigenics, a water management services company leading the call for greater industry awareness of standards for building water systems, hosted this leadership forum at The 2(nd) Annual Smart Water Leadership Summit. Free access...


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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...

Giglioli’s Whale, Amphiptera pacifica
2013-08-19 13:14:53

The Giglioli’s Whale was discovered by zoologist Enrico Hillyer Giglioli on September 4, 1867, 1200 miles of the coast of Chile. He did not recognize the whale as any known species. It was observed for 15 minutes swimming close to his ship. Giglioli described the whale as being 60 feet long with an elongated body and having two dorsal fins 6.5 feet apart. No other known species of whale has two dorsal fins. It had long sickle-shaped flippers and lacked furrows under the throat....

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