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2014-07-02 23:05:23

July is ruby month and the LC is celebrating by showcasing their best rubies. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The

2014-07-01 11:41:41

Do not fold, spindle or mutilate.

2014-06-26 23:05:56

Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM), the leading manufacture of materials, announced today the release of graphene - a new two-dimensional wonder material, which has paved the way for possibilities,

2014-06-25 23:09:32

Oerlikon Metco now offers carbides materials that extend uptime and lower operating costs with application-tailored carbide products.

2014-06-16 08:23:46

BALLERUP, Denmark, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiqTech International, Inc.

2014-06-05 12:24:37

DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6nc8j3/global_and)

3-D Silicon Shapes Fold Themselves When Wetted By Microscopic Droplets Of Water
2014-06-04 03:08:24

Tiny self-assembling tools could one day deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body or even perform autonomous microsurgery

2014-05-30 23:00:39

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Tungsten Carbide Powder Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas

2014-05-29 23:00:54

The leading men’s wedding bands retailer announces the addition of an animal tracks rings line by Thorsten Rings, which are made in tungsten carbide. Long

2014-05-29 20:21:01

GREENVILLE, SC, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Scio Diamond Technology Corporation (OTCQB: SCIO) (hereinafter "Scio" or the "Company") a manufacturer of lab-grown diamond for the gemstone


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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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