Airbus has been among the biggest losers on the European stock markets for
a second day running. This came amid rumors that the company's A380 project
could be mothballed.
Now, the bill is coming due for another unbudgeted consequence of that calamity — shutting down the nation’s 48 remaining nuclear reactors for costly safety reviews that could see many of them mothballed.
The utilities are also likely to have large, but still uncertain, decommissioning costs as many idled reactors are unlikely to pass strict new standards, a Reuters analysis has shown. Of the 48 reactors, 17 are unlikely to be restarted, and as many as 34 may have to be mothballed.
Breeding the Nutrition Out of Our Food
By JO ROBINSON
Much of our produce is relatively low in phytonutrients - compounds that may reduce the risk of many diseases.
“Scholars, such as Wang Ben-chaung, an architecture professor at National United University in Miaoli, have told me that it’s a pity to waste the water from the camphor extraction process as it contains phytoncides” —antimicrobial organic compounds—“So I am planning to set up an area in the factory for visitors to bathe their feet in the water,” Wu said.
Chipmakers have mothballed excess capacity.
Berlin Bids Bon Voyage to Historic Tempelhof Airport
What was once Europe's largest airport will be mothballed on Thursday, Oct.
30, when the last flight leaves Tempelhof. The airport played a central
role in Berlin's history, but its future remains unclear.
The DW-WORLD Article
Phytoncides are antimicrobial allelochemic volatile organic compounds derived from plants. The word, which means "exterminated by the plant", was coined in 1928 by Dr. Boris P. Tokin, a Russian biochemist from Leningrad University. He found that some plants give off very active substances which prevent them from rotting or being eaten by some insects and animals. Various spices, onion, garlic, tea tree, oak and pine trees, and many other plants give off phytoncides. Oak contains a substance called greenery alcohol; garlic contains allicin and diallyl disulfide; Sophora flavescens contains sophoraflavanone G; and pine contains alpha-pinene, carene, myrcene and other terpenes. More than 5000 volatile substances defend the surrounding plants from bacteria, fungi and insects. Phytoncides work by preventing the growth of the attacking organism.
They are widely used in Russian, Ukrainian, Chinese and Japanese medicine, including holistic medicine, aromatherapy, and veterinary medicine.
In Taiwan, South Korea and Japan, people commonly engage in so-called forest bathing to breathe in phytoncides emitted by plant and trees, in order to improve their health.
Phytochemicals, chemical compounds that occur naturally in plants (phyto means "plant" in Greek). Some are responsible for color and ...
- A marble-sized ball, originally of camphor but now of naphthalene, stored with clothes to repel moths.
- A condition of long storage for possible future use: put the battleship into mothballs.
- A condition of being set aside or discarded: have put the plan into mothballs.
- To remove (a ship, for example) from active service or use and put into protective storage. 封存
- To defer indefinitely; shelve: mothball a project.
a phrase said to people who are going away, which means 'I hope you have a safe and enjoyable journey'
- cam • phor
- camphoric, （全1件）
cam・phor・ic〔kæmfrik | -fr-〕[形]樟脳（質）の.
bon voyage （旅行する人に）道中ご無事で.