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2009-06-19 06:19:03

Quantum criticality in chromium is a stand-in for more complex systems Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago have reached a milestone in the study of emergent magnetism. Studying simple metallic chromium, the joint UC-Argonne team has discovered a pressure-driven quantum critical regime and has achieved the first direct measurement of a "naked" quantum singularity in an elemental magnet. The team was led by University of...

2009-06-03 04:30:00

LONDON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - The Economics of Chromium (11th Edition) - http://www.roskill.com/reports/chromium Demand for chromite increased by an annual average rate of 4% for the period 2000 to 2008, with ferrochrome consumption increasing by the same amount. However, the onset of the economic downturn from mid 2008 has seen demand for chromium plummet, with prices following a similar path. Ferrochrome consumption fell by 3.5% in...

2009-05-21 09:25:00

Ever since the 1940s, chrome has been used to add a protective coating and shiny luster to a wide range of metal products, from bathroom fixtures to car bumpers.Chrome adds beauty and durability, but those features come at a heavy cost. Though it's cheap to produce and harmless to consumers, the industrial process to create it is dangerous for workers and pollutes the environment."People have been trying to replace it for a very long time," says Christopher Schuh, MIT associate professor of...

2009-05-18 09:30:00

All Garfield Residents Invited to VFW from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. GARFIELD, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The invasive, yet necessary, sample collection and testing currently taking place in homes, businesses and properties in Garfield, New Jersey, serves as a reminder to the city's residents - and others across the country - that health hazards and property damage resulting from corporate environmental contamination can be catastrophic. On Wednesday, May 20, 2009, from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m....

2009-05-14 05:30:00

U.S.D.A. Animal Studies: Chromium Picolinate and Chromium Histidinate Down-regulate Gene in Brain that Precedes Alzheimer's Disease Additional Studies Continue to Demonstrate Safety and Efficacy of Nutrition 21's Chromax Chromium Picolinate PURCHASE, N.Y., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXXI), the developer and marketer of nutritional supplements under the Iceland Health(R) and Diabetes Essentials brands, recently presented results of a research study testing...

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2009-03-03 11:30:00

Engineers and environmental scientists at the University of Leeds are developing methods of helping contaminated water to clean itself by adding simple organic chemicals such as vinegar. The harmful chromium compounds found in the groundwater at sites receiving waste from former textiles factories, smelters, and tanneries have been linked to cancer, and excessive exposure can lead to problems with the kidneys, liver, lungs and skin. The research team, led by Dr Doug Stewart from the School of...

2009-02-03 06:30:00

Clinical evidence supports potential to reduce cravings, hunger levels, appetite, and food intake by as much as 25% PURCHASE, N.Y., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXXI), the developer and marketer of nutritional supplements under the Iceland Health(R) brand launched a potential breakthrough weight management product this week: "Iceland Health Appetite Control Formula(TM)." This safe, all natural high-quality product is expected to reduce cravings, hunger levels,...

2009-01-14 10:38:00

NEW YORK, NY, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Diamond Discoveries International Corp. (OTCBB: DMDD), a U.S. company focusing on diamonds, precious and base metal exploration in the Canadian province of Quebec, is pleased to announce that it has received all results from the exploration work completed in the 2008 field season, on their 100% owned Caribou Property near Thetford Mines. The results have confirmed the presence of high chromium (Cr2O3) mineralization and a new discovery of...

2008-12-08 06:55:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Stainless Tubular Products (STP), a leading metal service center in the U.S. specializing in welded stainless steel tubing, pipe, fittings and bar, was acquired by TW Metals, Inc., a member of the O'Neal Steel family of companies. MidCap Advisors, LLC (MidCap) represented STP and arranged the transaction. "This combination made complete sense on multiple levels, allowing the transaction to close in less than 40 days from the initial proposal," said...

2008-11-10 18:00:15

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa., Nov. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In its quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed today, Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:USAP) updated its business outlook for the fourth quarter of 2008 previously reported in its earnings release and 8-K filing of September 23, 2008. In updating its outlook, the Company confirmed its forecast of consolidated sales in the range of $45 to $55 million, including sales of $10 to $12 million from its Dunkirk Special Steel...


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2013-02-16 09:42:00

Google Chrome is a freeware web browser that was released as a beta version for Microsoft Windows on September 2, 2008, and fully released on December 11, 2008 as a standalone. As of November 2012, usage share is 35 percent worldwide. A mobile version for Android was released on November 28, 2012. When Google first thought of developing a web browser, chairman Eric Schmidt opposed, but after hiring several developers from Mozilla who built and demonstrated Chrome, he changed his mind....

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