A Barge Floats in Brooklyn
- QUANTA. // Sciences;Nov78, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p4
Focuses on several issues concerning sciences. Characteristics of the species of gribbles; Factors predisposing to high birth weight; Effects of cocaine administration on monkeys.
- A biofuel lesson taught by a gribble. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Apr2010, Issue 826, p17
The article discusses research which suggested the potential of a marine crustacean called a gribble to produce commercial cellulosic biofuels, with reference to a study published in the journal "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences."
- Biogeography of Wood-Boring Crustaceans (Isopoda: Limnoriidae) Established in European Coastal Waters. Borges, Luísa M. S.; Merckelbach, Lucas M.; Cragg, Simon M. // PLoS ONE;Oct2014, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p1
Marine wood-borers of the Limnoriidae cause great destruction to wooden structures exposed in the marine environment. In this study we collated occurrence data obtained from field surveys, spanning over a period of 10 years, and from an extensive literature review. We aimed to determine which...
- Lignocellulose: A chewy problem. Sanderson, Katharine // Nature;6/23/2011 Supplement, Vol. 474 Issue 7352, pS12
The article offers information on the Lignocellulosic biomass production. It states the potential of woody plant polymers made up of cellulose, hemicelluloses, and lignin in ethanol and biofuel generation. It cites the use of lignocellulosic materials and crustacean gribble, Limnoria...
- MOLLUSK MEDS. BAKER, LINDA // Oregon Business Magazine;May2013, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p46
The article focuses on shipworms or mollusks which are small clam like structures secreting a powerful antibiotic which can be used for treatment of human diseases.
- `Holey' Teredo! Feldman, Ruth Tenzer // Odyssey;Feb2000, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p49
Provides information about `Teredo navalis,' the common shipworm, a clamlike mollusks capable of sinking ships and devouring shipwrecks.
- Rock on the river--shipping by barge. // Pit & Quarry;Jun95, Vol. 87 Issue 12, p24
Presents information on barge transportation in the United States. Advantages; Means of loading barges; Sale of materials by barges; Barges as cost-effective means of transportation. INSET: How to get a barge rate quote..
- Long journey ends in bay. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;9/18/95, Vol. 235 Issue 12, p26
Reports on the arrival of the ship, which carried a jack-up barge from Singapore, at Chesapeake Bay. Use of the barge to erect bridge trestles; Placement of the barge in a Norfolk drydock.
- A barge for a prince. Beard, Geoffrey // Magazine Antiques;Jun97, Vol. 151 Issue 6, p878
Features the royal barge commissioned by Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales in 1731 which is displayed at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London, England. Short background on the construction of the barge; Specifications of the barge; Design.