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Sunlight Generates Hydrogen In New Porous Silicon
2014-04-11 14:25:47

Porous silicon manufactured in a bottom up procedure using solar energy can be used to generate hydrogen from water, according to a team of Penn State mechanical engineers, who also see applications for batteries, biosensors and optical electronics as outlets for this new material.

2014-04-10 09:55:23

Findings from the Treatment of Preserved Cardiac Function Heart Failure with an Aldosterone Antagonist (TOPCAT) trial, have revealed that adding the medication known as spironolactone (Aldactone) to existing therapy did not significantly reduce the composite time to either death from cardiovascular causes, surviving a cardiac arrest, or hospitaliization to manage heart failure in patients with heart failure and a preserved ejection fraction in a study funded by the National Heart, Lung and...

2014-04-09 12:24:16

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qvlswj/potassium_nitrate) has announced the addition of the "Potassium

2014-04-07 12:33:20

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S.

2014-03-31 23:36:33

New Downloadable List of 50 Foods Low in Potassium Hickory, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Potassium is a vital nutrient that affects nerves and

2014-03-18 23:04:45

March is National Nutrition Month—an education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to bring attention to the importance of making informed food

2014-03-12 04:21:12

ATLIT, Israel, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt of the Earth Enters the Sodium Reduction Market with Low Sodium Sea

2014-03-05 10:36:54

Brandeis University researchers have unlocked a controversial structure in heart cells responsible for regulating heart contractions.

2014-03-05 08:30:47

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barnana® is taking 2014 by storm! Today, the healthy, organic Super Potassium Snack® announced big plans for its rapidly growing

2014-02-21 11:38:00

In addition to experiencing negative health effects from their disease, patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are also at risk of experiencing hazardous events potentially related to medical treatments they receive.


Latest Potassium Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 09:33:48

Lithium is the chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. In the periodic table, it is located in group 1, among the alkali metals. Lithium in its pure form is a soft, silver white metal, that tarnishes and oxidizes very rapidly in air and water. It is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and serves as a component in some drugs known as mood stabilizers. Notable characteristics Lithium is the lightest metal and has a density...

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2005-05-25 18:49:25

Potash (or carbonate of potash) is an impure form of potassium carbonate (K2CO3) mixed with other potassium salts. Potash has been used since antiquity in the manufacture of glass and soap, and as a fertilizer. The name comes from the English words pot and ash, referring to its discovery in the water-soluble fraction of wood ash. It is today principally produced by mining suitable deposits which are found throughout the world. The term has become somewhat ambiguous due to the...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.