Latest Metalloids Stories

2012-02-08 23:52:55

Risks related to the critical nature of arsenic – used to make high-speed computer chips that contain gallium arsenide – outstrip those of other substances in a group of critical materials needed to sustain modern technology, a new study has found. Scientists evaluated the relative criticality of arsenic and five related metals in a report in the ACS' journal Environmental Science & Technology. T. E. Graedel, E. M. Harper, N. Nassar and colleagues explain that five metals...

2011-12-16 08:00:00

New tests conducted by Consumer Reports show high arsenic levels in many fruit juices; Medical Specialists pediatricians in Northwest Indiana offer advice to parents. Munster, IN (PRWEB) December 16, 2011 According to the upcoming January 2012 edition of Consumer Reports, the organization found that many fruit juices contain high amounts of arsenic. According to their tests, roughly 10 percent of the juice sampled had total arsenic levels that exceed federal drinking-water standards....

Tested Juices Exceed Levels Of Arsenic Allowed By FDA
2011-11-30 13:22:47

A recent Consumer Reports analysis shows that 10 percent of juice samples from five brands had total arsenic levels that exceeded federal drinking-water standards. The study included tests of apple and grape juice, a scientific analysis of federal health data, a consumer poll, and interviews with doctors and other experts. Consumer Reports studied 88 samples of apple juice and grape juice purchased in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut by its staffers.  It said that 10 percent...

Latest Metalloids Reference Libraries

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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