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2013-08-20 17:13:11

The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa needs iron to establish and maintain a biofilm in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients, and therapies have been proposed to deprive the bacteria of this necessary element. However, these techniques may not work, according to a new study published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology, because they only target one of the two types of iron that are available in the lung. Current therapies focus on removing...

Unexpected Plume Challenges Iron Estimates
2013-08-20 08:47:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A vast plume of iron and other micronutrients more than 620 miles long has been discovered billowing from hydrothermal vents in the South Atlantic Ocean. Teams of scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) and the University of Liverpool, UK say their findings, published in an upcoming issue of Nature Geoscience, call into question past estimates of iron abundances and may challenge researchers’ previous assumptions...

Earliest Known Egytpian Iron Jewelry Derived From Outer Space
2013-08-20 07:21:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some of the earliest pieces of jewelry discovered have been found to contain samples from outer space. Archaeologists have confirmed funeral beads strung around bodies from a 5000-year-old Egyptian cemetery contained pieces of iron from meteorites that fell to Earth. Using high-tech scanning methods, researchers from University College London (UCL) found the nine small beads, which were discovered in the Lower Egypt village of...

2013-08-14 23:24:24

Golfers looking to improve their short game of golf should take a look at what may be the most forgiving hybrid sand wedge on the market today. Nationwide (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Black Magic 56 degree hybrid golf wedge has been well received in the golfing world by pros and amateurs alike. With all the sand wedge reviews to read the all new 56 degree hybrid golf wedge by Black Magic has been rated by many as the most forgiving hybrid sand wedge on the market today. Many club pros and...

2013-08-07 23:27:25

Blade Runner Golf is a company that is dedicated in helping players improve their short game of golf with a full line of Black Magic Hybrid Golf Wedges. Nationwide (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 This new design offers an iron face on a hybrid body that has the hosel positioned so that even average golfers can have the confidence to be very creative when it is necessary to pull a pitching wedge or a chipping wedge out of the bag. Many players over complicate their lies, “When chipping or...

2013-07-23 23:28:14

With all the latest best hybrid chipper club reviews to read, one that is taking the short game to a new level is Black Magic’s best hybrid chipper golf club. This 37 degree golf wedge was designed from the ground up to fill the job with more than just a chipper. Nationwide (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Black Magic’s hybrid golf chipper club was not only designed to assist players with having total control and accuracy in this bump and run shots but also giving golfers a club that makes...

2013-07-20 23:02:46

The Steam Generator Irons website has announced that the new range of products are in stock and available to order. (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 The Steam Generator Irons website was setup by a shopper frustrated with the lack of information online about this type of product. While shopping for a new model, he became overwhelmed with the plethora of options available and undertook some serious research in a bid to attempt to establish which the best product was for him and his needs. Soon after...


Latest Iron Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 10:41:56

Hematite (AE) or haematite (BE) is the mineral form of Iron (III) oxide, (Fe2O3), one of several iron oxides. The ore sometimes contains slight amounts of titanium. When shaped into ornaments, it is often called black diamond. Hematite is a very common mineral, coloured black to steel or silver-gray, brown to reddish brown, or red. It is mined as the main ore of iron. Varieties include Bloodstone, Iron Rose, Kidney Ore, Martite, Paint Ore, Specularite (Specular Hematite), Rainbow Hematite...

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2005-05-26 10:06:59

There are a number of iron oxides: Iron oxides Iron(II) oxide or ferrous oxide (FeO) The black-coloured powder in particular can cause explosions as it readily ignites. Iron(III) oxide or ferric oxide (Fe2O3) known in its natural state as hematite or haematite, but also purified for use as a coating in magnetic audio and computer media, where it is known as ferric oxide. Also known as rouge. Iron(II,III) oxide or ferrous ferric oxide (Fe3O4), better known as the black-coloured...

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2005-05-26 09:37:09

Limonite Limonite is a ferric hydrate of varying composition, the generic formula is frequently written as FeO(OH)·nH2O, although this is not entirely accurate as Limonite often contains a varying amount of oxide compared to hydroxide. Together with hematite, it is mined as ore for the production of iron. Limonite is heavy and yellowish-brown. It is not a true mineral, however, but a mixture of similar hydrated iron oxide minerals, mostly Goethite. Limonite forms mostly in or near...

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2005-05-26 09:07:13

Manganese is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Mn and atomic number 25. Notable characteristics Manganese is a gray-white metal, resembling iron. It is a hard metal and is very brittle, fusible with difficulty, but easily oxidized. Manganese metal is ferromagnetic only after special treatment. The most common oxidation states of manganese are +2, +3, +4, +6 and +7, though oxidation states from +1 to +7 are observed. Mn2+ often competes with Mg2+ in...

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