Acid

The Acid Sludge Streaming Out of Germany’s Coal Mines

Imagine a Sunny Delight factory exploded in the gloomy realm of Mordor, spilling streams of “orange drink” through the land. That’s what Tom Hegen’s photos look like. Only thing is, they weren’t shot on Mordor—it’s Germany—and that tangy-looking liquid isn’t anything you’d want for breakfast. It’s acid mine drainage from coal mines. Hegen flew above …

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Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market Size and Share by Application

Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market Size and Share by Application

  Polylactic Acid (PLA) Market is expected to garner $5.2 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 19.5% during the forecast period 2014-2020.  Polylactic acid (PLA) is a bio-degradable thermoplastic aliphatic polymer produced from lactic acid using various crops like corn, sugarcane, tapioca etc. as a raw material. SEGMENTATION – WORLD PLA MARKET Get more …

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Heartburn and acid reflex drugs Zantac and ranitidine contain carcinogen

CLOSE A probable carcinogen that prompted the recall of several versions of blood pressure-lowering pills has been detected in the heartburn drug Zantac and its generic versions, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday. The agency is evaluating any possible risk to people who take ranitidine medicines to block stomach acid. Preliminary testing found both brand name …

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