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2012-01-03 12:28:51

The loss of manganese could mean that calcium does not stick to bones and could cause osteoporosis. This is the new theory put forward by researchers at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) in Spain after studying deer antlers. The hypothesis published this month in the Frontiers of Bioscience journal still needs to be confirmed by the scientific community. Through the study of deer antlers, researchers of the Research Institute of Hunting Resources (IREC, joint centre...

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2011-08-02 07:51:36

UC researchers have developed the first lab-on-a-chip sensor to provide fast feedback regarding levels of the heavy metal manganese in humans. The sensor is both  environmentally and child friendly, and will first be field tested in Marietta, Ohio, where a UC researcher is leading a long-term health study on the potential health effects of heavy metals. By M.B. Reilly, University of Cincinnati Work by University of Cincinnati researchers to create a sensor that provides fast feedback...

2011-06-01 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Wildcat Silver Corporation (TSXV: WS) ("Wildcat" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the results for five additional holes (four step-out), completed on the Company's Hermosa property located in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. The Company continues to focus on increasing the width and length of the current resource and these results further support the extension of mineralization. A complete list of drill intercepts, location map and 3D model...

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2011-05-16 10:44:19

An international team, of scientists, led by a team at Monash University has found the key to the hydrogen economy could come from a very simple mineral, commonly seen as a black stain on rocks. Their findings, developed with the assistance of researchers at UC Davis in the USA and using the facilities at the Australian Synchrotron, was published in the journal Nature Chemistry yesterday 15 May 2011. Professor Leone Spiccia from the School of Chemistry at Monash University said the ultimate...

2011-04-18 08:18:00

VANCOUVER, April 18 /PRNewswire/ - Wildcat Silver Corporation (TSX-V: WS) ("Wildcat" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the results for an additional 11 holes completed on the Company's Hermosa property located in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. Of the 11 holes reported, seven holes are step-out holes (Hole HDS-117, HDS-118, HDS-128, HDS-130, HDS-131, HDS-133 and HDS-135).  The Company continues to focus on increasing the width and length of the current resource and these...


Latest Manganese Reference Libraries

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2009-06-19 16:25:24

Aluminum (or aluminium) is a soft, lightweight, silvery metal. It is an element in the boron group on the periodic table of elements, with the symbol Al and atomic number 13. On the earth's crust, aluminum is the most abundant metal, and the third most abundant of all elements on the earth's crust, after oxygen and silicon. It accounts for 8% of the weight of the Earth's solid surface. Because aluminum is a highly reactive metal, it doesn't occur in nature in a pure form. Aluminum forms a...

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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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