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The “storm-time” component of variation of the terrestrial magnetic field, that is, the component which correlates with the interval of time since the onset of a magnetic storm; used as an index of intensity of the ring current.
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Daylight-Saving Time.
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(1) (DeSTination) Contrast with SRC, which is an abbreviation of "source."

(2) (Digital Signal Trust Company, Salt Lake City, UT) An organization that set up and managed PKI systems for companies and industry groups. Using third-party software, DST served as a certification authority (CA), managed the repository and provided a secure location for the private keys. Founded in 1996, Utah-based DST was the first licensed CA in the U.S. and the first PKI service organization, and Utah was the first state to pass digital signature legislation. In 2002, DST was acquired by Identrus LLC (www.identrus.com), a global leader in digital trust services and secure e-commerce. See PKI.

(3) (Data Storage Technology) An earlier high-capacity magnetic tape technology from Ampex that was based on the digital composite D2 format for the broadcasting industry. It used the same 19mm, helical scan transport, but provided higher capacities with Ampex's proprietary Data D-2 (DD2) format. DST cartridges ranged from 50 to 330GB. Ampex's Data Instrumentation Systems (DIS) tape technology was a counterpart line that provided optional modes and interfaces for data acquisition devices. See magnetic tape.

DST Tape Storage
DST was not exactly for home computer use. The 4mm DAT cassette is shown for size comparison.
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In 2018, the consumption for BPA cans made out of aluminum reached to its highest mark in last ten years to USD 28,383 million followed by steel at USD 20,734 million, globally.
"Considering the number of baby feeding bottles and sippy cups in the market with BPA-free product labeling claim, it appears to us that manufacturers have already opted to self-regulate and to comply with the BPA ban under existing regulations in the EU, USA, China and other countries," said Thony Dizon, Chemical Safety Campaigner, EcoWaste Coalition.
The European Chemical Agency added BPA in January 2017 to the list of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) because it is 'toxic for reproduction.' BPA's inclusion to the list was updated in January 2018 due to its 'endocrine disrupting properties.'
Recognizing the need for both good laboratory practices (GLP)-compliant studies or utilization of internationally validated test guidelines along with detailed behavioral, cellular, and molecular research to resolve controversies and uncertainties regarding BPA toxicity, an interagency collaboration was initiated between the National Institutes of Environmental Health (NIEHS), the NIEHS-NTP, and the U.S.
The Minister informed that '' the House of Representatives on Wednesday 7th June 2017, deliberated on the need to regulate the use of Bisphenol - A (BPA) plastic in the production of bottled water and resolved to vide Resolution (HR.
In this study, chronic exposure of BPA was evaluated in the rats after 28 days of BPA feeding (50 [micro]g/kg/day).
Three groups were exposed to graded concentration (10, 100, 1000g/l) of BPA for 14 days, and the fourth group was vehicle control.
Wines & Vines contacted several wine industry suppliers about the chemical, and several said they did not use products containing BPA.
BPA's Aa1 issuer rating reflects its fundamental credit strengths comprising of US Government (Aaa stable) support features, strong underlying hydro and transmission assets, competitive power costs, and long-term power supply contracts with customers through 2028.
Many plastic storage containers, as well as cans and plastic bottles, contain a chemical compound called bisphenol A (BPA).