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2009-01-30 08:25:00

An ETH Zurich researcher has developed a computational method for predicting the structure of materials. He used it to solve the structure of a newly synthesized form of pure boron that displays some unusual physical properties and brings a surprise: it is partially ionic.

2009-01-12 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Anacor Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has achieved its first candidate selection milestone payment of $3 million from its collaboration partner, GlaxoSmithKline.

2009-01-06 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan.

2008-09-24 03:00:12

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2008-09-12 18:00:27

THE North East Ford dealer JenningsFord has invested tens of thousands of pounds to further improve technology at its four accident repair centres.

2008-08-11 09:01:11

VAL-D'OR, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 11, 2008) - Golden Valley Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:GZZ)(hereinafter the "Company") is pleased to provide a program summary of results for the 2008 winter field program activities.

2008-07-24 03:00:35

By Brinton, William F Evans, Eric; Blewett, Craig Boron (B) is a trace element essential to crop growth in small soil concentrations (0.2-1.5ppm), yet may produce plant toxicity symptoms readily as the amount in the soil solution increases over 2ppm.

2008-02-29 03:00:28

By Deva, A De, S K; Jha, B K It is well known that dissolved nitrogen in ferrite seriously impairs the formability of hot rolled unalloyed steel.1-3 Boron being a strong nitride former, combines aggressively with dissolved nitrogen in steel, and thereby improves the forming properties.

2007-04-24 12:00:50

By Korn, Derek R Sandvik Tooling has acquired U.S.-based Diamond Innovations Inc., formerly the superabrasives division of General Electric.

2006-02-28 19:16:47

Researchers at MIT have devised a new method for examining how radiation damages normal tissue in the body. The knowledge may make it possible to reduce side effects for cancer patients or to develop treatments for radiation exposure.


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2005-05-26 11:13:48

Colemanite (Ca2B6O11·5H2O) is a borate mineral found in evaporite deposits. Colemanite is a secondary mineral that forms when borax is deposited, and then regularly covered with boron containing water. The boron remains after the water evaporates, and the boron and borax eventually form other minerals as for example Colemanite. It was named after William T. Coleman (1824-1893), owner of the mine where it was first found.

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