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2010-03-17 08:00:00

(PRZCF.OTCBB) (PH0.FRANKFURT) (TSXV.PHE) VANCOUVER, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Company is pleased to announce that it has retained Mercator Geological Services Limited to expedite the completion of a 43-101 report on the Brazil Lake Lithium and Rare Metals Property. Upon receipt of the 43-101 report expected within the next 45 days, the company will announce its 2010 work program immediately thereafter. Mercator Geological Services Limited is based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and...

2010-03-11 07:00:00

TSX-V: PCY OTC: PCYRF Frankfurt: 3P1 VANCOUVER, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Prophecy Resource Corp. (TSX.V: PCY; OTC: PCYRF; Frankfurt: 3P1) (the "Company" or "Prophecy") has received an updated Technical Report on its 80% owned Titan-Vanadium Property (the "Property") located at Flett and Angus Townships, 120 kilometres northeast of Sudbury, Ontario The Property is estimated to contain an inferred resource of 49.0 million tonnes at 0.24% vanadium (0.43% vanadium...

2010-01-14 16:48:00

TSX-V: PCY OTC: PCYRF Frankfurt: 3P1 VANCOUVER, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Prophecy Resource Corp. (TSX.V: PCY; OTC: PCYRF; Frankfurt: 3P1) has entered into an option agreement with Randsburg International Gold Corp. (TSX.V: RGZ) whereby Prophecy can earn an 80% interest in the Titan Vanadium-Titanium-Iron project located in Ontario, Canada. The Titan project is located in eastern Ontario approximately 120 km east-northeast of Sudbury, straddling the boundary between...

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2009-12-29 08:49:40

Research gives new perspective on periodic table Transforming lead into gold is an impossible feat, but a similar type of "alchemy" is not only possible, but cost-effective too. Three Penn State researchers have shown that certain combinations of elemental atoms have electronic signatures that mimic the electronic signatures of other elements. According to the team's leader A. Welford Castleman Jr., Eberly Distinguished Chair in Science and Evan Pugh Professor in the Departments of Chemistry...

2009-12-15 23:48:23

Fierce competition over raw materials for new green technologies could become a thing of the past, thanks to a discovery by scientists from the University of Leeds. Researchers from Leeds' Faculty of Engineering have discovered how to recover significant quantities of rare-earth oxides, present in titanium dioxide minerals. The rare-earth oxides, which are indispensable for the manufacture of wind turbines, energy-efficient lighting, and hybrid and electric cars, are extracted or reclaimed...

2009-11-20 11:57:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Vanadium - A Global Market Perspective http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164501/Vanadium---A-Global-Market-Perspective.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Riding on increasing steel output, global demand for vanadium is on the rise. Growth in demand is also due to an increasing trend towards micro alloying of steel....

2009-07-16 08:48:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Apieron, Inc. reported that it filed a patent infringement complaint against Aerocine AB, Solna, Sweden, Aerocrine AG, Bad Homburg, Germany and Mr. Mangus Pelles, Usingen, Germany in the Regional Court of Mannheim, Germany. Apieron, makers of the Insight(TM) eNO System for measurement of exhaled nitric oxide, presented this complaint against Aerocrine on the grounds that they are offering and putting on the market portable and stationary...

2009-07-15 12:24:00

TSX-V: RES VANCOUVER, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rare Element Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: RES) is pleased to report encouraging rare-earth-element (REE) metallurgical test results on oxide samples from the Company's 100% owned Bear Lodge property located in Wyoming, USA. These initial metallurgical tests on near-surface oxide material, which was collected from three holes of the 2008 core drilling program, consisted of crushing to -1/4-inch, simple screening, and gentle scrubbing, with the...

2009-06-05 09:07:41

A species of bacteria, isolated from sediments deep under the Pacific Ocean, could provide a powerful clean-up tool for heavy metal pollution. Writing in the current issue of the journal, Microbiology, Professor Gejiao Wang and his colleagues from Huazhong Agricultural University in Wuhan, PR China describe how a particular strain of Brachybacterium, strain Mn32, proved to be highly effective in removing manganese from solutions, converting it into insoluble manganese oxides. Not only did the...

2009-06-01 11:33:00

TORONTO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Uranium Star Corp. (OTCBB:URST) (FRANKFURT:YE5) ("Uranium Star" or "the Company") announces it has received initial results from the first 6 trenches on its Green Giant Vanadium Project in Madagascar. Extensive trenching, using two mechanical excavators, is being conducted over anomalous vanadium trends and their strike extensions defined by the 2008 drilling program as well as geophysical and geochemical surveys. Initial analytical results have been...


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Acid Rain
2013-04-01 10:21:17

Acid rain is any form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that is possesses high levels of hydrogen ions. It can have harmful effects on aquatic animals, plants, and infrastructure. Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which react with the water molecules within the atmosphere to produce acids. Nitrogen oxides can be produced naturally by lightening strikes. Sulfur dioxide can be produced naturally by volcanic eruptions. The chemicals that are...

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