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Forensic Tools to Track the Sources of Paraffin in the Marine Environment

International Atomic Energy Agency - May 5, 2017
Paraffin is omnipresent in our everyday lives: it is used in the waxes covering cheeses, in chewing gum, in skincare products and candles. When it solidifies, it forms deposits up to 25cm in diameter. (Photo: M. Ludwig, Naturschutzgemeinschaft Sylt e.V ...

Watch NASA's Experimental Wax-Powered Rocket Burn

The Drive - Apr 30, 2017
The Peregrine hybrid rocket motor, as NASA calls it, uses a combination of solid paraffin wax and liquid nitrous oxide. As in NOS. As in, "NASA's new rocket is basically a giant candle with NOS." According to the space agency, the system has half as ...

Global $7.27 Billion Paraffin Wax (Candles, Packaging, Cosmetics ...

PR Newswire (press release) - May 8, 2017
Increasing demand for paraffin waxes in flexible packaging, candle manufacturing, rubber, and cosmetics is expected to aid in market expansion over the next ...

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Paraffin books

Paraffin Chronicles

by: Herb Torrens
Do you think today's world-wide surfing culture was born out of those campy "beach party" movies in the early 60s? Think again, and meet some of the real people who helped evolve the once idyllic sport into a lifestyle of phenomenal proportion. Wax up with Paraffin Chronicles and ride the wave of the 1960s with noted surfer and author Herb Torrens.
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by: M. Freund

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MicroRNA Profiling: Methods and Protocols

This volume includes comprehensive descriptions of miRNA biogenesis and their role in the development and progression of various human diseases. The first few chapters of MicroRNA Profiling: Methods and Protocols discuss the effects of over-expressing and repressing of a target miRNA and their effects on cell viability and proliferation. The next few chapters explore the protocols for total RNA isolation from cells and cell-derived product including formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue and plant tissue.
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Destructive Distillation: A Manualette of the Paraffin, Coal Tar, Rosin Oil, Petroleum, and Kindred Industries

by: Edmund James Mills
Excerpt from Destructive Distillation: A Manualette of the Paraffin, Coal Tar, Rosin Oil, Petroleum, and Kindred Industries
Destructive distillation is a very ancient industry, whose intricate and numerous problems have been from time to time investigated by the ablest chemists. Its study has thus had a prominent in uence in developing the science of Chemistry.
This little book is the first to present as a whole the industry of destructive distillation. Its contents are the substance of a course of lectures delivered in Anderson's College, Glasgow, in 1875 - 7 6, and illustrated by actual inspection of many of the processes to which it refers.
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How to apply paraffin wax profesionally to the hands

Manicure advice: Professional beauty therapist Yvonne Sullivan from the Beauty Training Harrow school demonstrates how to apply paraffin wax like a ...

Paraffin Paradox

Why is the wax block white on top and dark on the bottom? This video is part of the Flinn Scientific Best Practices for Teaching Chemistry Video Series, ...

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Paraffin Wax Treatment (Happy Nails)

Paraffin wax is a luxury spa treatment that moisturises and softens the skin. Happy Nails is a mobile nail service based in Ramsgate, Kent, UK. Services include ...