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Researchers Develop Efficient And Inexpensive Catalyst Material For Fuel Cells
2013-06-17 09:52:58

Efficient, robust and economic catalyst materials hold the key to achieving a breakthrough in fuel cell technology.

2013-06-04 23:22:10

Platinum Supplemental Insurance has announced the recent launch of their company’s college internship program. Dubuque, Iowa (PRWEB) June 04, 2013

2013-05-30 23:22:03

Platinum Supplemental Insurance recently announced that it has furthered its commitment to sustainable business practices by joining The Petal Project, a green business certification program.

2013-05-28 23:16:08

Platinum Supplemental Insurance employees and sales representatives have taken part in the Dubuque Relay for Life program since 2008 by using a variety of events to help raise money: bake sales,

2013-05-24 23:26:32

Platinum Supplemental Insurance Sales Representative Mary Lee Satterlee of Bunceton, Missouri, is promoted to Sales Team Leader.

2013-05-21 23:17:33

Platinum Supplemental Insurance sales representatives and employees took time out from their vacation award trip to Los Cabos, Mexico, to help renovate a low income elderly "day house"

2013-05-16 23:27:06

The corporate headquarters at Platinum Supplemental Insurance in Dubuque, Iowa, announces the promotion of Lindsay Wagner to Compliance Supervisor. Dubuque,


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Antonio de Ulloa was born on January 12, 1716 in Seville. Ulloa enlisted with the Spanish Navy in 1733. In 1735, he was sent to Ecuador as a member of the French Geodesic Mission. The mission, led by Pierre Bouguer, was organized by the French Academy of Sciences to measure a degree of the meridian at the equator. He stayed in Ecuador for 9 years until 1744, during this stint; he discovered platinum with his partner, Jorge Juan. In 1745, he returned to Spain. However, while enroute to...

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2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.