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2010-04-12 12:38:16

The world's largest antimony mine has become the world's largest laboratory for studying the environmental consequences of escaped antimony -- an element whose environmental and biological properties are still largely a mystery.

2010-02-25 14:42:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Robert L. Card, President, Jet Gold Corp. (TSX-V: JAU) is pleased to announce assay values from its proposed acquisition of the Big Hammer gold-silver-tellurium (Au-Ag-Te) property.

2010-02-25 14:30:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Robert L. Card, President, Jet Gold Corp. (TSX-V: JAU) is pleased to announce that the Company has negotiated an option agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the Big Hammer property near Terrace, British Columbia, Canada.

2010-02-23 14:54:23

Researchers have found a new oncogenic signaling pathway by which the environmental toxin arsenic may lead to adverse health effects, including bladder cancer. These study results are published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

2010-01-14 08:15:00

TSX-V: MNV OTC: MXVDF Frankfurt: M2Q VANCOUVER, Jan.

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2009-12-08 10:20:00

A toy scare involving a popular holiday item came to a halt on Monday after federal safety regulators denied rumors that the Zhu Zhu Pets had hazardous levels of antimony in them.

2009-11-23 17:07:42

Biomethylation of arsenic compounds appears to cause oxidative DNA damage and to increase their carcinogenicity.

2009-10-22 13:58:49

A Kansas State University geologist and graduate student are finding that the most important tools in their fieldwork on groundwater arsenic pollution are women and children armed with pamphlets and testing kits.

2009-10-09 19:15:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy firms were honored in the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's annual list of the fastest growing private companies in Silicon Valley.


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2005-05-26 10:53:59

Germanium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ge and atomic number 32. This is a lustrous, hard, silver-white, metalloid that is chemically similar to tin. Germanium forms a large number of organometallic compounds and is an important semiconductor material used in transistors. Notable characteristics Germanium is a hard, grayish-white element that has a metallic luster and the same crystal structure as diamond. In addition, it is important to note that...

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Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.