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Latest Transition metals Stories

2013-07-05 11:04:44

Fish fail to detect danger in copper-polluted water.

2013-07-03 23:01:52

Agora Commodities is the first nationally recognized precious metals dealer to sell platinum for the radical new digital currency known as Bitcoin. San Diego,

2013-06-27 23:02:14

The metal-on-metal study addressed public concern over long-term systemic health effects of metal released from hip replacement protheses 8 years after implantation. Sacramento,

2013-06-27 00:20:06

The company will expand sales channels in new areas such as aerospace, aviation and new energy, and provide development support for existing customers in the medical, semiconductor

2013-06-20 23:22:38

The US Drug Watchdog says, “We are urging recipients of the DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant to call at us 866-714-646 for the name, and code number for a specific blood test that has

2013-06-19 23:22:42

The US Drug Watchdog says, "The reason there is ongoing national litigation involving the DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant is premature failure issues, and we think the easiest way

2013-06-18 23:21:04

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We want all recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle hip implant device to contact us, so we can provide them with information about a specific blood test that will indicate

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.

2013-06-14 23:22:50

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are urging recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant to call us for specific information about a blood test that measures cobalt, and chromium


Latest Transition metals Reference Libraries

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2009-06-19 16:25:24

Aluminum (or aluminium) is a soft, lightweight, silvery metal. It is an element in the boron group on the periodic table of elements, with the symbol Al and atomic number 13. On the earth's crust, aluminum is the most abundant metal, and the third most abundant of all elements on the earth's crust, after oxygen and silicon. It accounts for 8% of the weight of the Earth's solid surface. Because aluminum is a highly reactive metal, it doesn't occur in nature in a pure form. Aluminum forms a...

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2005-05-26 12:12:27

Aurichalcite is a mineral, usually found as a secondary mineral in copper and zinc deposits. Its chemical formula is (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6. The name probably originates from the Greek oreichalchos meaning "mountain copper".

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2005-05-26 12:02:30

Cadmium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cd and atomic number 48. A relatively rare, soft, bluish-white, toxic transition metal, cadmium occurs with zinc ores and is used largely in batteries. Notable characteristics Cadmium is a soft, malleable, ductile, bluish-white bivalent metal which can be easily cut with a knife. It is similar in many respects to zinc but lends itself to more complex compounds. The most common oxidation state of cadmium is +2,...

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2005-05-26 11:18:13

Cobalt is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Co and atomic number 27. Notable characteristics Cobalt is a hard ferromagnetic silver-white element. The Curie temperature is of 1388 K with 1.6~1.7 Bohr magnetons per atom. It is frequently associated with nickel, and both are characteristic ingredients of meteoric iron. Mammals require small amounts of cobalt salts. Cobalt-60, an artificially produced radioactive isotope of cobalt, is an important radioactive...

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2005-05-26 11:10:00

Copper is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cu and atomic number 29. Notable characteristics Copper is a reddish-coloured metal, with a high electrical and thermal conductivity (among pure metals at room temperature, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity). Copper may well be the oldest metal in use, as copper artifacts dating to 8700 BC have been found. Besides being part of various ores, copper can be found in the metallic form (i.e. native copper)...

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Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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