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2010-11-17 17:30:06

Sunlight represents the cleanest, greenest and far and away most abundant of all energy sources, and yet its potential remains woefully under-utilized.

2010-11-15 21:43:53

Biologists at UC San Diego and four other institutions have identified a long-sought after family of genes that controls how yeast and plants accumulate toxic heavy metals and arsenic inside their cells.

2010-09-07 05:00:00

Cell phone charm from Claire's caused greatest concern YONKERS, N.Y., Sept.

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2010-06-04 11:35:00

McDonald's has recalled 12 million "Shrek"-themed glasses after discovering the paint on them contained cadmium.

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2010-05-11 07:20:00

Federal regulators are stepping up their investigation in an effort to keep dangerous items off store shelves after another recall on children’s jewelry was announced Monday due to high levels of the toxic metal cadmium.

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2010-03-31 13:30:00

Scientists in the United Kingdom are reporting evidence that consumption of insects contaminated with a toxic metal may be a factor in the mysterious global decline of meat-eating, or carnivorous, plants.

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2010-03-11 20:01:32

When conditions become complicated, there is no choice but to adapt to them. Plants have to do the same.

2010-01-28 00:10:00

PARIS, January 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Saft, leader in the design, development and manufacture of high- end batteries for industry and defence, announces its sales for the fourth quarter and the year ended 31 December 2009. Sales highlights - Q4 2009 sales were EUR148.7m, an 8.9% reduction YoY as reported, and a 6.0% reduction YoY at constant exchange rates. - Improved performance from Q3 2009 when the sales reduced by 13.2% at...

2010-01-20 10:33:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 11, 2010, U.S.

2010-01-12 08:27:00

LONDON, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - Nickel: Market Outlook to 2014 (12th Edition, 2010) The fallout from the financial crisis that afflicted the world economy has seen nickel prices fluctuate wildly.


Latest Cadmium Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 12:02:30

Cadmium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cd and atomic number 48. A relatively rare, soft, bluish-white, toxic transition metal, cadmium occurs with zinc ores and is used largely in batteries. Notable characteristics Cadmium is a soft, malleable, ductile, bluish-white bivalent metal which can be easily cut with a knife. It is similar in many respects to zinc but lends itself to more complex compounds. The most common oxidation state of cadmium is +2,...

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2005-05-25 17:25:52

Silver is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ag (from the traditional abbreviation from the Latin Argentum) and atomic number 47. A soft white lustrous transition metal, silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal and occurs in minerals and in free form. This metal is used in coins, jewelry, tableware, and photography. Notable characteristics Silver is a very ductile and malleable (slightly harder than gold) univalent coinage metal...

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2005-05-25 10:26:23

Zinc is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Notable characteristics Zinc is a moderately reactive metal that will combine with oxygen and other non-metals, and will react with dilute acids to release hydrogen. The one common oxidation state of zinc is +2. Applications Zinc is the fourth most common metal in use, trailing only iron, aluminium, and copper in annual production. - Zinc is used to galvanize metals such as steel to...

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