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Improving The Process To Recycle Rare-earth Materials
2012-10-25 10:07:46

Recycling keeps paper, plastics, and even jeans out of landfills. Could recycling rare-earth magnets do the same? Perhaps, if the recycling process can be improved.

2011-02-01 16:53:22

Scientists have given us a plethora of new materials – all created by combining individual elements under varying temperatures and other conditions.

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2008-04-14 13:20:00

A diverse, interdisciplinary group of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory is mimicking bacteria to synthesize magnetic nanoparticles that could be used for drug targeting and delivery, in magnetic inks and high-density memory devices, or as magnetic seals in motors.


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