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Scientists discover missing link in plant nitrogen fixation process

Phys.Org - ‎8 hours ago‎
Scientists at the John Innes Centre have discovered an important component in the process of nitrogen fixation in plants. They have identified a key protein that facilitates the movement of calcium in plant cells.

Watch Broken Lightbulbs Work In Liquid Nitrogen

Popular Science - ‎May 25, 2016‎
YouTube stunt scientist sensation CrazyRussianHacker busts open a bulb, plugs it in, dips it in a glass of boiling liquid nitrogen, and lets us see just how cool (if totally impractical) liquid nitrogen lamps would be. It's definitely a festive way to ...

Reducing nitrogen losses over winter is better for farm environments - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Nitrogen plays an important role in increasing pasture and crop yields because it boosts the development of proteins in plants and animals.

DIY Liquid Nitrogen Gun Fires Some Seriously Cold Bullets

Popular Mechanics - ‎4 hours ago‎
What's cooler than ice cold? Liquid nitrogen. To test how different metals would react to extreme, liquid nitrogen-levels of cold, YouTuber CodysLab decided it'd be fun to make a liquid nitrogen gun. Then he'd shoot bullets made of different metals ...

Wine bar dodges £100000 fine after serving liquid nitrogen cocktail to teenager who had stomach removed - ‎May 25, 2016‎
It's impossible to imagine the pain that Gaby Scanlon must have endured on her 18th birthday party when a bar served her a liquid nitrogen cocktail. She collapsed as clouds billowed from her mouth and nose and was rushed to hospital for life-saving ...

Make sidedress nitrogen on corn efficient and effective

Corn and Soybean Digest - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Timely nitrogen applications on corn can optimize yield, profits and the environment. Corn+Soybean Digest (CSD) editors compiled a special issue “Sidedress: Our best ideas, insight and tips to manage nitrogen application.” With your registration at ...

Tisbury proposes new development fees to offset nitrogen loading

Martha's Vineyard Times - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The Tisbury board of health expects to hold public hearings in mid-June on proposed new wastewater regulations intended to reduce excess amounts of nitrogen entering Lake Tashmoo and Lagoon Pond by imposing hefty fees on any new development, ...

What Happens If You Fill A Balloon With Liquid Nitrogen?

Tech Times - ‎May 23, 2016‎
In case you ever wondered what might happen if you put liquid nitrogen inside a balloon, YouTube user Grant Thompson, aka "The King of Random," has an answer for you.

Sponsored: 2015 Economic Optimum 225 lb./A. Nitrogen - ‎7 hours ago‎
This seven-year study was designed to find the economic optimum nitrogen rate (EONR), which is the rate of nitrogen (N) that maximizes profitability.

Not enough sun, too much nitrogen can keep peonies from budding

Tribune-Review - ‎1 hour ago‎
Question: We were given some peony plants by my sister-in-law four years ago. They came from her garden. The plants they came from always bloom so beautifully for her, but mine never flower.

Save the Sound citizen petition asks NYC to cut nitrogen, let Long Island Sound heal

Bridgeport News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Save the Sound launched a public petition this morning demanding that New York City reduce the amount of nitrogen it releases into the waters of the East River.

Nitrogen loss differs among land types - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Massey University senior lecturer in environmental hydrology Dr Ranvir Singh said the collaborative project with Horizons looked at what happened in the region's fresh water with nutrient enrichment (an excess of nutrients such as nitrogen and ...

What Happens When You Fill A Balloon With Liquid Nitrogen?

Popular Science - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Liquid nitrogen is sort of the best of both worlds as balloon-filling substances go: as a liquid that converts to gas rapidly as it's exposed to normal temperatures, it's equal parts air balloon and "water" balloon.

Shocking! Watch what happens when liquid nitrogen spills on your face

Deccan Chronicle - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Liquid Nitrogen is nitrogen gas in a liquid state. It remains at an extremely low temperature and needs to be handled with extreme care.

Nitrogen:corn ratio indicates farmers should calculate risks

Michigan State University Extension - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Planting season is in full swing according to the calendar. While some farmers are waiting, others have nearly completed corn planting.

Lancaster bar reportedly fails to pay liquid nitrogen cocktail fine

inTheBay - ‎13 hours ago‎
The company that owns a Lancaster wine bar which served a teenager a near-fatal liquid nitrogen cocktail has gone into liquidation.

Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. (NYSE:RNF): Focus Stock Earnings and Rating Review

Franklin Independent - ‎13 hours ago‎
Analysts and investors will be intently looking to see if the company meets or beats earnings projections after the next report. Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. (NYSE:RNF) is slated to next report quarterly earnings results on or around N/A. In the ...

Australian dairy industry gets nitrogen cash boost - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Dairy Australia will receive approximately A$1.5m ($1.09m) from the Australian government to support nitrogen use efficiency RD&E as part of its involvement in the More profit from nitrogen: enhancing the nutrient use efficiency of intensive cropping ...

Nitrogen management in a wet spring

Corn and Soybean Digest - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Planting may be in the front of everyone's mind, but farmers should not lose sight of nitrogen management, particularly after the recent rains.