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2014-05-21 08:31:22

DUBLIN, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/brvn68/industrial_valve) has announced the addition of the "Industrial Valve Market in the MENA Region 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Industrial valves are devices used to control, direct, and regulate the flow of fluids such as gases, liquids, and fluidized solids either manually or automatically. These valves are widely used in the...

2014-05-20 23:08:00

The successful bench test of the company’s economical methodology of using adsorbent nanoparticles to treat volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as 1,4-dioxane in water supports promise of broad market sector adoption. Las Vegas,NV (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Acqua Innovations, Inc. today announced the results of a successful bench scale test of the company’s pilot Solve H2O™ Treatment System to remove 1,4-dioxane from groundwater extracted from an active site. 1,4-dioxane is a solvent...

2014-05-20 20:21:47

Two-tier racing-style slide complex is largest of its kind in the world ARLINGTON, Texas, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, the largest water park in North Texas, is off to the races this weekend with the opening of Wahoo Racer! This exciting six-lane water slide complex is the largest of its kind in the world. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click;...

2014-05-20 08:24:44

CANCUN, Mexico, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABC Animal Training (http://www.abcanimaltraining.com/), a leader in hands-on marine mammal training, continues to offer amazing opportunities to forge meaningful human-animal connections. Next year, a workshop program based near Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, will give students a far-reaching and diverse experience with both land and sea mammals. The Marine Mammal Behavior and Field Interpretation Workshop runs from February 16 to 20....

2014-05-20 00:20:05

MIAMI, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest cruise company, today announced plans to significantly expand its market leadership in Australia, one of the fastest growing markets in the cruise industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/89154 With Australian cruise passenger numbers having increased 130 percent in the past five years and projections of 800,000 cruise passengers in 2013 growing to one...

2014-05-19 23:10:39

Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance will be a featured exhibitor at the Snow and Ice Management Association’s annual Snow & Ice Symposium, to be held in Columbus, Ohio, June 18-21, 2014. After such an extreme winter, snow insurance will be on the minds of many in the industry. Liberty, MO (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance, Inc., the leading domestic broker of snow insurance and other snow-related risk management products, will be attending the Snow...

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...


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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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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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