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Tool to detect ‘frac fluids’

Cape Town - Scientists have developed a geochemical tracer which can identify whether the fluids used in shale gas fracking – which include toxic chemicals – have been released into the surrounding environment and the water supply.In a paper published ... [Published IOL - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

The future of mining might be rotting in your compost bin

Courtesy: Harvest Public Media and NETThe ceramics lab at Colorado School of Mines smells like apple pie and banana bread. Inside an oven, apple cores and banana peels retrieved from an elementary school trash can have been laid out to dry. These food ... [Published PBS - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why California's Drought-Stressed Fruit May Be Better For You

California's severe drought is putting stress on everyone these days: the neighborhoods whose ; the farmers forced to experiment with growing their produce ; and of course, the thirsty fruits and vegetables themselves.But preliminary research suggests ... [Published NHPR - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

FOCUS ON AGRICULTURE: Sensor-guided nitrogen application saves money, boosts yield

Sensor-guided nitrogen application can save corn producers money and increase yields.Nitrogen needs can vary widely from place to place within a field, University of Missouri Extension soil scientist Peter Scharf said, and applying nitrogen at the same ... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 4 reports

BACANORA MINERALS: HATCH NAMED FOR PLANT DESIGN WORK

Bacanora has named international engineer Hatch as engineering consultant for design work on its Sonora lithium project and Magdalena borate project in northern Mexico.Hatch will design a 50,000tpa lithium compound plant and mining operation at Sonora ... [Published Mining Business Media - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Geochemical Tracers Can ID Fracking Flowback Fluids

Duke University geochemist Avner Vengosh, who co-led the research, said the research "gives us new forensic tools to detect if frack fluids are escaping into our water supply and what risks, if any, they might pose."Oct 22, 2014The National Science Foundation ... [Published Environmental Protection Online - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Fracking tracking breakthrough to hold frackers responsible for pollution

In work supported by the National Science Foundation , researchers have identified new tracers that can identify fracking fluids in the environment, and even differentiate fracking flow-back water contamination from pollution caused by other types of ... [Published Treehugger - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Stony Brook Scientists Disprove Theory That Reconstructed Boron Surface is Metallic

Scientific inquiry is a hit and miss proposition, subject to constant checking and rechecking. Recently, a new class of materials was discovered called topological insulators--nonmetallic materials with a metallic surface capable of conducting electrons. ... [Published Infrosoft - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Army Volunteers rock Lebanon High School (with video)

Lebanon High School students, faculty and staff jammed with members of the Volunteers, a U.S. Army Field Band ensemble, Monday afternoon.The group performed country, rock and pop favorites currently heard on many Top 40 radio stations, along with some ... [Published Lebanon Democrat - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists Produce Rounded Crystals That Could Lead To 3D-Printed Pills

Taking inspiration from the microscopic rounded structures that creatures like starfish naturally grow to improve their limited vision, researchers at the University of Michigan have succeeded in artificially creating smooth facet-less crystals in the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: 3D Printing, Sea star, Boron
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 4 reports

New Tracers Identify Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids and Accidental Releases from Oil and Gas Operations

Identifying the geochemical fingerprints of fluids that return to the surface after high volume hydraulic fracturing of unconventional oil and gas reservoirs has important applications for assessing hydrocarbon resource recovery, environmental impacts, ... [Published Environmental Science & Technology - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Boron burglary investigation results in nine arrested

BORON, CA. - A burglary investigation in Boron results in 9 arrested. The arrests stem from a burglary that took place in the 26,000 block of Ferguson St. in Boron in August. According to information from the Kern County Sheriff's Department, itms removed ... [Published KGet - Oct 20 2014]

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Why California's Drought-Stressed Fruit May Be ... [Published NHPR - Oct 23 2014]
All-new 2015 Chrysler 200 Earns Five-Star Overa... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Oct 23 2014]
FOCUS ON AGRICULTURE: Sensor-guided nitrogen ap... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Oct 23 2014]
A 'superfood' drink to power your mind and body... [Published Business to Business - Oct 23 2014]
Patent Issued for Minimal Thickness Synthetic A... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 23 2014]
The future of mining might be rotting in your c... [Published PBS - Oct 22 2014]
BACANORA MINERALS: HATCH NAMED FOR PLANT DESIGN... [Published Mining Business Media - Oct 22 2014]
Pro Testosterone – A Great Supplement for Impro... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 22 2014]
Hatch wins Bacanora work [Published Mining Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
BadgeMags: Ultimate Supplier of Badge and Magn... [Published Creative Times - Oct 22 2014]
Geochemical Tracers Can ID Fracking Flowback Fl... [Published Environmental Protection Online - Oct 22 2014]
BACANORA MINERALS : UPDATE: Bacanora Appoints H... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 22 2014]
Bacanora appoints Hatch as engineering consultant [Published MoneyAM - Oct 22 2014]
Bacanora Minerals : Appoints Hatch For Sonora, ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 22 2014]
Fracking tracking breakthrough to hold frackers... [Published Treehugger - Oct 22 2014]
Fracking tracking breakthrough to hold frackers... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
Stony Brook Scientists Disprove Theory That Rec... [Published Infrosoft - Oct 21 2014]
Stony Brook Scientists Disprove Theory That Rec... [Published Newswise - Oct 21 2014]
Grouser Products Bulldozer Blades [Published Construction Equipment Guide - Oct 21 2014]
Jumio intros new scanning tech for mobile retai... [Published Retail Customer Experience - Oct 21 2014]
Industry Watchers: Governors' Election Races Co... [Published Individual.com - Oct 21 2014]
Army Volunteers rock Lebanon High School (with ... [Published Lebanon Democrat - Oct 21 2014]
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Scientists can now see fracker’s “fingerprints”... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 20 hours ago]
People are getting sick all across fracking country, and many are blaming their mysterious illnesses — headaches, excruciating rashes, even liver damage — on the  chemicals oil and gas companies have been pumping into the earth. But thanks to trade-secret ...
Scientists Can Now Tell If Water Contamination ... [Published Think Progress - Oct 21 2014]
A jar holding waste water from hydraulic fracturing is held up to the light at a recycling site in Midland, Texas, Sept. 24, 2013. CREDIT: AP PHOTO/PAT SULLIVAN A team of U.S. and French scientists say they have developed a new tool that can specifically ...
Platinum Catalysts Are Outshined By Graphene Qu... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Oct 20 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Image: The Tour Group/Rice University Platinum is widely used as a catalyst for oxygen reduction reactions in fuel cells, but its high cost is a major obstacle to making fuel cell vehicles more affordable ...
NIMS team develops new magnetic compound with l... [Published Green Car Congress - Oct 20 2014]
A research group led by Dr. Kazuhiro Hono at Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) has synthesized a new magnetic compound which requires a lower amount of rare earth element than the currently used neodymium iron boron compound ...
Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works Builds a Fusion R... [Published New Energy and Fuel - Oct 16 2014]
The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works has built and tested a new lab sized “compact fusion reactor” (CFR). The Skunk Works has built on more than 60 years of fusion research and investment to develop an approach that offers a significant reduction in size ...
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