Alcohol: The Story of a

When it appeared alcohol, hard to say. However, it can be assumed that he is not much younger than humanity itself. The Papuans of New Guinea, still not knowing the fire already had their own ways of getting alcohol. Many ancient tribes used it in numerous rituals: with the help of communicating with the gods and the dead. More recently, there was a ceremony of brotherhood. In the cup of wine dripped blood ritual participants and allowed it around. Perhaps it is a tradition here went to collect guests and certainly put on the table a bottle of wine.

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Urals scientists have learned to double the performance characteristics of missiles

Innovative Energy, created by scientists of the Ural Scientific Research Institute of Chemical with Pilot plant "unih with OZ," is able to double the performance characteristics of solid-fuel rockets. With

This is the general director of "RT-Himkompozit" Sergei Sokol.

"Our Ural experts managed to develop a new power engineer for solid rocket propellants in a variety of weapon systems. As a result, the tactical and technical data products increased by 1.5-2 times, "- said the scientist on the occasion of the Day of the Chemist, celebrated in Russia on May 27.

In addition, in the Urals, a new disinfectant

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It is better to wear a yoke buckets with clean water from the well, than to drink poisoned water in the normal countries of the West

In Gaydparke one colleague left the next comment: "Where the water is no yoke, tap water can be drunk and chlorine at all. Not everywhere of course, but in normal countries so. "When I asked him if he thought France "normal country ", Vladimir Potapov said with a smile: "It is …".

The interviewee got to me pleasant and friendly, however, expressed their approval of the good quality of drinking water in the West alarmed me. I remember once saw "Science and Life"Pops up a picture with a fish belly up to the Rhine. Unfortunately, I do not read German,

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Drinking water treatment plant started in Kuzbass town Taiga

Quality drinking water for the first time appeared in the homes of Taiga in the Kemerovo region: it launched the reconstructed pumping station and drinking water treatment plant, said the regional administration.

"It used to drinking water in the city took place only original, disinfects processing. Modern sanitary and epidemiological conditions require major reconstruction and replacement of technology equipment", — Said in a statement.

The pumping station of the 1st ascent of the river at the water intake Yaya with the placement of drinking water treatment plant was put into operation on September 5.

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In Tuvalu declared a disaster due to lack of fresh water

Funafuti Atoll

October 3. The authorities of a small Pacific States said that the situation with the presence of drinking water in the country is critical.

On Monday, on the tiny island of Tuvalu declared a state of emergency due to the lack of fresh water in the country. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of neighboring New Zealand Murray McCully is going to help the impoverished state.

— Lack of water is observed in the capital of Tuvalu — Funafuti, as well as some adjacent areas. We will send some special plane carrying humanitarian aid to Tuvalu —

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The technology of hydraulic fracturing associated with cases of inflammation of drinking water

Causes debate the use of hydraulic fracturing (frac) in the extraction of natural gas the first time has been scientifically linked to flammable drinking water.

Four researchers from Duke University have found a higher content of combustible methane gas in drinking water wells in the immediate vicinity of the natural gas wells. Researchers also found that the type of gas detected by the water in large quantities is the same as the gas, the energy of which is recovered from deep wells, which may mean that the gas leaks through a natural or artificial fractures and cracks.

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Nanobutylki save the world from a shortage of drinking water

Nanobutylki save the world from a shortage of drinking water Facts

Climate change constantly reduces drinking water on the planet. But even if all the water from the rivers and lakes dry up, now there is hope for humanity will not die of thirst with a new device — a special bottle, absorbing moisture from the air. But according to scientists, the Earth's atmosphere are concentrated over 11 quadrillion gallons of water.

The world already knows about wind turbine, which can absorb water from the air even in the desert, but this method of getting rid of thirst

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RUSAL completed a drinking water supply project in Nigeria

Ikot Abasi, July 14, 2011 — UC RUSAL, the world's largest aluminum producer, announces the completion of a project to provide drinking water to over 10,000 people in seven villages Ikot Abasi (Nigeria).

As a result, the water supply program nearby villages are directly connected to the water system of the plant RUSAL ALSKON, and for the more distant settlements of individual wells were drilled. At the end of the program, all Ikot Abasi communities have access to clean drinking water.

The project was implemented by RUSAL during the year as part of a comprehensive

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Climate change could leave residents without water Caribbean

September 7, 2013. The conference, which began this week on the island of St. Lucia, discusses the impact of climate change on drinking water in the region of the Caribbean Sea. The general consensus — the situation is very deplorable.

Sea-level rise can lead to contamination of drinking water supplies, and patterns of climate change — cause a deficit rainfall, filling water tanks.

According to the Caribbean Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, in August 2012, some of the island faced with a period of dry weather, including Grenada and Anguilla. By July 2013 the same weather conditions were observed in

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Drinking water treatment plant started in Kuzbass town Taiga

Quality drinking water for the first time appeared in the homes of Taiga in the Kemerovo region: it launched the reconstructed pumping station and drinking water treatment plant, said the regional administration.

"It used to drinking water in the city took place only original, disinfects processing. Modern sanitary and epidemiological conditions require major reconstruction and replacement of technology equipment", — Said in a statement.

The pumping station of the 1st ascent of the river at the water intake Yaya with the placement of drinking water treatment plant was put into operation on September 5.

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