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2011-05-06 15:14:47

New mineral named krotite, found in meteorite, is described in American Mineralogist In the May-June issue of the journal American Mineralogist, a team of scientists announced the discovery of the new mineral krotite, one of the earliest minerals formed in our solar system. It is the main component of an unusual inclusion embedded in a meteorite (NWA 1934), found in northwest Africa. These objects, known as refractory inclusions, are thought to be the first planetary materials formed in our...

2010-11-07 00:15:25

Best-selling Natural Calm® was recognized with Better Nutrition Magazine's prestigious Best of Supplements Award in the "Promoting Relaxation and Fighting the Effects of Stress" category for the third consecutive year. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 5, 2010 Natural Calm, The Anti-Stress Drink has been the best-selling magnesium supplement in the natural products market for over five years according to supermarket scanner reports (SPINs 2010). Natural Calm is an all-natural, water-soluble...

2010-11-04 00:00:38

The newly enhanced Ancient-Minerals.com website is a one-stop source for individuals and health care providers seeking trustworthy, free and accurate information about magnesium. Site visitors have instant access to magnesium-related resources, expert advice, and easy-to-digest lists of the risk factors and symptoms associated with magnesium deficiency. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) November 3, 2010 LL Magnetic Clay today announced the launch of its enhanced, content and feature-rich website at...

2010-05-10 08:15:00

RENO, NV, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Infrastructure Materials Corp. (NASDAQ OTC-BB: Symbol IFAM) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the acquisition of mineral exploration rights for two projects in the state of Arizona, the Blye Canyon Project and the Tres Alamos Project. These projects offer a promising foothold into the Arizona and Nevada cement markets. The Blye Canyon Project includes mineral exploration permits on 3.5 sections of land totalling 2227 acres located 23 miles west...

2010-02-22 15:57:19

TAU finds new synthetic supplement improves memory and staves off age-related memory loss Those who live in industrialized countries have easy access to healthy food and nutritional supplements, but magnesium deficiencies are still common. That's a problem because new research from Tel Aviv University suggests that magnesium, a key nutrient for the functioning of memory, may be even more critical than previously thought for the neurons of children and healthy brain cells in adults. Begun at...

2009-10-08 08:00:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of health retailers nationwide will participate in the largest giveaway in the history of the natural products industry on Saturday, October 10 at 10 a.m. when Garden of Life (www.gardenoflife.com) is offering consumers a chance to obtain a free Vitamin Code® Grow Bone System -- a clinically studied, bone-building formulation with the first raw, vegan, organic whole food calcium. The company confirmed it will give...

2009-05-11 08:21:00

TORONTO, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Infrastructure Materials Corp. (NASDAQ OTC-BB: Symbol IFAM) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the assay results from the remaining 6 holes of the 10 hole drill program (3,400 feet) completed on the Blue Nose Limestone Project. The property is located in Lincoln County, Nevada, approximately 90 miles north east of Las Vegas. Results from the remaining six holes of the recent drilling include assays that ranged predominantly between 88% and 100%...

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2009-04-29 08:31:17

A Purdue University study shows dairy has an advantage over calcium carbonate in promoting bone growth and strength. Connie Weaver, distinguished professor and head of the food and nutrition department, found that the bones of rats fed nonfat dry milk were longer, wider, more dense and stronger than those of rats fed a diet with calcium carbonate. Calcium carbonate is the most common form of calcium used in calcium-fortified foods and supplements. Weaver said the study, funded by the National...

2009-04-28 08:15:00

RENO, NV, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Infrastructure Materials Corp. (NASDAQ OTC-BB: Symbol IFAM) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the assay results from 4 holes of the 10 hole drill program (3,400 feet) completed on the Blue Nose Limestone Project. The property is located in Lincoln County, Nevada, approximately 90 miles north east of Las Vegas. Results from this recent drilling include assays that range between 88% and 100% calcium carbonate (CaCO3). Strip ratios in the area of...

2008-01-15 12:00:00

Maine road crews spread more than 100 tons of road salt each winter. Thanks to a snowy December, they're already ahead of that pace this season. All that sodium chloride allows motorists to travel safely, and at nearly their summertime speeds, but it has side effects that will continue to show up months and years down the road. Road salt kills trees and shrubs, changes the chemistry of ponds and lakes, and contaminates drinking water supplies. The long-term environmental effects are...


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2005-05-26 12:07:27

Beryllium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Be and atomic number 4. A toxic bivalent element, beryllium is a steel grey, strong, light-weight yet brittle, alkaline earth metal, that is primarily used as a hardening agent in alloys (most notably, beryllium copper). Notable characteristics Beryllium has one of the highest melting points of the light metals. The modulus of elasticity of beryllium is approximately 1/3 greater than that of steel. It has...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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