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Alchemy In The Modern World
2012-10-03 05:55:29

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An amazing discovery was reported this week. Even more amazing than the discovery itself was just how the discovery was made. In an exceptional confluence of art and science, the study of Cupriavidus metallidurans showed how this resilient bacterium could not only survive the toxic nature of gold (III) tetrachloride but could react with it, creating 24-karat gold nuggets. “Microbial alchemy is what we´re doing —...

2012-05-09 23:01:24

To celebrate Mother's Day, New York skin care expert Marta Rodriguez of Skin Laser Studios launches the Golden Girls Special gold facial - using 24 karat gold - for healthy skin. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 Top New York City based skin care specialist, Marta Rodriguez, of Skin Laser Studios is launching a new service just in time for Mother's Day that makes clients skin glow, literally. The ℠Golden Girls Special´ is a luxurious treatment from Skin Laser Studios that...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'