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Urine, Hair Samples Overestimate Mercury Exposure From Dental Fillings
2013-03-21 10:37:02

A new study from the University of Michigan reveals that a common test currently used to determine mercury exposure from dental amalgam fillings may significantly overestimate the amount of toxic metal released from fillings.

2013-03-13 15:01:58

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for creating stronger, lightweight magnesium alloys that have potential structural applications in the automobile and aerospace industries.

2013-02-14 23:00:48

A UN treaty signed in January, 2013 mandates the phase-out of amalgam fillings worldwide due to health concerns, and Dr.

Liquid Metals Have Different Breaking Points
2012-11-26 08:55:23

Mathematical methods developed by a Berkeley Lab researcher help explain why liquid metals have wildly different breaking points, depending on how they are made


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'