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2012-06-27 12:01:09

A rare kind of mineral which scientists hope could be used to remove toxic metals and radioactive species from the environment played a similar, crucial role early in Earth's history. Research carried out by an international team of leading biogeochemists suggests for the first time that 'green rust' was likely widespread in ancient oceans and may have played a vital role in the creation of our early atmosphere. Led by Newcastle University, UK, the study shows that during the...

2012-05-12 23:00:20

Rust removal spray company Rusterizer.com is giving off 17% price cut-off. The said discount is the company's Mother's Day treat to its customers. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 12, 2012 Where there is metal, there usually are rust and rust stains. And knowing that rust and its smears are stubborn and difficult to clear, Rusterizer.com launched a product that will help make their removal easier. Additionally, because it is Mother's Day in just two days, the company offered a 17% price cut-off...

2012-01-25 13:03:26

Innovative sensors have been developed that will dramatically improve the ability to spot early warning signs of corrosion in concrete. More resilient and much longer lasting than traditional corrosion sensors they will make monitoring the safety of structures such as bridges and vital coastal defenses much more effective. The carbon steel bars used to reinforce submerged concrete in tidal zone areas are at particular risk of corrosion caused by wet conditions. The breakthrough has...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'