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2015-03-04 15:15:27

We normally have a small amount of salt on our skin and a new study suggests that this salt layer may be there as a protective agent against infection.

2015-03-02 12:27:54

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 26, the Salt Institute unveiled a unique advertising campaign featuring a new character for its brand: Olde

2015-02-09 08:27:11

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor Kinyumba Mutakabbir will play agent Samuel Tharpe in the action thriller Black Salt.

2015-01-30 23:00:49

Etailer of 100% Kona coffees and award-winning teas Pooki’s Mahi’s salt collection sold out soon after being showcased at Sons of Anarchy Party; shipping backlog orders early February.

2015-01-27 23:02:12

Clear winter roads protect lives and commerce.

2015-01-27 16:24:30

DUBLIN, January 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lwsvd6/taurine_sodium) has announced the addition of the "Taurine

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2015-01-26 14:47:19

After analyzing the brains of rats, scientists found that ingesting large amounts of dietary salt can interfere with a process that helps maintain healthy arterial blood pressure, and it does this by reprogramming the brain. (Yikes!)

road salt
2015-01-11 14:56:28

Road salt: Life as we know it would slither and slip to an icy halt without it. But is it as good as it is harmful to the environment?

2014-12-18 12:24:31

LONDON, Dec.


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2005-05-25 18:44:16

In chemistry, salt is a general term used for ionic compounds composed of positively charged cations and negatively charged anions, so that the product is neutral and without a net charge. These ions can be inorganic (Cl-) as well as organic (CH3-COO-) and monoatomic (F-) as well as polyatomic ions (SO42-). Solutions of salts in water are called electrolytes. Electrolytes as well as molten salts conduct electricity. Zwitterions are salts that contain an anionic center and a cationic...

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Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.