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2014-05-23 23:06:43

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Manganese markets. Global market for Manganese is projected to reach 29.2 million metric tons by 2020, driven by robust economic activity in developing countries. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Manganese is the 12th most abundant element found in the earth's crust, and also the 2nd most abundant heavy metal in the world. Demand for manganese is heavily tied to the steel industry and...

2014-05-22 23:16:01

ACC Health LLC has increased their team of highly qualified and specialized health professionals to manage the growth that is anticipated in the occupational health division. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 ACC Health LLC has offered occupational health screenings to clients since 2013, providing exceptional on location services to companies in New Mexico, Illinois, and Georgia. Be it private business, public companies, or government agencies, occupational health screenings are...

2014-05-22 23:14:57

New emergency response services and security management solutions introduced. Garden City and Uniondale, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 World Wide Security Group will be a sponsor of the Long Island and New York City Emergency Management Conference 2014 in Uniondale, New York on May 28-29 at the Long Island Marriott Uniondale. Focusing on emergency management and response World Wide Security Group is introducing Life Button 24’s new GPS emergency response system and app with features...

2014-05-22 23:13:13

As a sponsor of the ASSE Foundation Scholarship and Professional Education Grant program, Clarion Safety Systems’ 2014 Doctoral Scholarship has been awarded to a PhD candidate at the University of Maryland’s Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Milford, PA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, is pleased to announce that, as part of its ongoing partnership with the American Society of Safety Engineers...

2014-05-22 23:10:32

For nearly 30 years, noise-induced hearing loss has been one of the most prevalent occupational health problems in the United States. Simple steps can significantly reduce the threat to workers. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 As part of Tinnitus Awareness Week (May 18-24, 2014), the American Tinnitus Association (ATA) is urging workers and employers to take proactive steps to reduce tinnitus and hearing loss caused by occupational noise exposure. According to the U.S. National...

2014-05-22 08:23:52

MONTREAL, May 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Greg Struble, President and CEO of Maudore Minerals Ltd. ("Maudore" or the "Corporation") (MAO: TSX-Venture; MAOMF: US OTC; M6L: Frankfurt Exchange) reports that Maudore's subsidiary, Aurbec Mines Inc. ("Aurbec") through their Joint Venture with Midland Exploration Inc. ("Midland") has completed diamond drilling on its Laflamme property, which tested high-priority targets located along a gold trend identified during the 2013 work program....

2014-05-21 23:07:57

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Mining Chemicals Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/mining-chemicals-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Mining Chemicals (Frothers, Flocculants, Collectors, Solvent Extractants, Grinding Aids and Others)...

2014-05-21 23:07:39

Optum Chief Health Officer and Senior VP of Population Health, Seth Serxner; and VP of Health and Wellness, Beena Thomas will delve into the Workplace Wellness Study’s findings. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The Population Health Alliance (PHA) today announced that it will offer a complimentary webinar, Workplace Wellness Study: Employer Insights on Incentives, Programs and Success Strategies, on Tuesday, June 3, at 12 Noon (Eastern time). Optum Chief Health Officer and Senior VP...

2014-05-21 23:05:38

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Melamine Formaldehyde Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/melamine-formaldehyde-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Melamine Formaldehyde Market for Tableware, Laminates, Adhesives, Paints & Coatings,...

2014-05-21 13:51:36

University of California - San Diego Tumor modeling predicts most effective drugs targeting brain cancer Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have used computer simulations of cancer cells – cancer avatars – to identify drugs most likely to kill cancer cells isolated from patients' brain tumors. The findings, published in May 21 online issue of the Journal of Translational Medicine, may help researchers stratify cancer...


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1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....

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2005-05-26 12:07:27

Beryllium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Be and atomic number 4. A toxic bivalent element, beryllium is a steel grey, strong, light-weight yet brittle, alkaline earth metal, that is primarily used as a hardening agent in alloys (most notably, beryllium copper). Notable characteristics Beryllium has one of the highest melting points of the light metals. The modulus of elasticity of beryllium is approximately 1/3 greater than that of steel. It has...

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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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2005-05-26 08:34:39

Orpiment is a common monoclinic crystalline mineral - Chemical Composition: As2S3, arsenic trisulfide - Molecular Weight: 246.04 gm - Hardness: 1.5-2 - Optical refractive index: Biaxial (-), a=2.4, b=2.81, g=3.02 Orpiment is a mineral that is found world-wide, and occurs as a sublimation product in volcanic fumaroles, low temperature hydrothermal veins, hot springs and as a byproduct of the decay of another arsenic mineral, realgar. It takes its name from the Latin...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.