Archive | February 2016

When less is more

Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) was once commonly used as a cleaning agent and remains an important compound in chemical industry. CCl4 is responsible for that sickly sweet smell associated with dry cleaning solvents from decades ago. It’s a known air toxin and it eats a…
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When less is more

Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) was once commonly used as a cleaning agent and remains an important compound in chemical industry. CCl4 is responsible for that sickly sweet smell associated with dry cleaning solvents from decades ago. It’s a known air toxin and it eats a…
Source: When less is more

MAVEN observes Mars moon Phobos in the mid- and far-ultraviolet

IMAGE: Phobos as observed by MAVEN’s Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph. Orange shows mid-ultraviolet (MUV) sunlight reflected from the surface of Phobos, exposing the moon’s irregular shape and many craters. Blue shows far…
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MAVEN observes Mars moon Phobos in the mid- and far-ultraviolet

IMAGE: Phobos as observed by MAVEN’s Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph. Orange shows mid-ultraviolet (MUV) sunlight reflected from the surface of Phobos, exposing the moon’s irregular shape and many craters. Blue shows far…
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Credit: Credits: CU/LASP a…
Source: MAVEN observes Mars moon Phobos in the mid- and far-ultraviolet

Increased risk of obesity with increased time in the US in Filipino immigrants in New York

Brooklyn, NY – A study led by SUNY Downstate Medical Center has found increased risk of obesity among Filipino immigrants living in the New York City metropolitan area. The findings were published in the January/March issue of the journal, Family Community H…
Source: Increased risk of obesity with increased time in the US in Filipino immigrants in New York

Increased risk of obesity with increased time in the US in Filipino immigrants in New York

Brooklyn, NY – A study led by SUNY Downstate Medical Center has found increased risk of obesity among Filipino immigrants living in the New York City metropolitan area. The findings were published in the January/March issue of the journal, Family Community H…
Source: Increased risk of obesity with increased time in the US in Filipino immigrants in New York

New Geosphere article examines massive 2014 Colorado avalanche

Boulder, Colo., USA – On 25 May 2014, a rain-on-snow-induced rock avalanche occurred in the West Salt Creek valley on the northern flank of Grand Mesa in western Colorado (United States). The avalanche mobilized from a preexisting rock slide in the Green River Formation …
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