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2009-07-30 10:43:10

Alloying elements in bronze sculptures give clues about artist, date, origin and authenticity.How do you tell when, where and how a Picasso or a Matisse sculpture was cast? Could bronze sculptures have their very own DNA? By linking data from the alloy composition of modern sculptures with parameters from art history, Dr. Marcus Young from Northwestern University together with collaborators from the Art Institute of Chicago, have classified the unique composition profiles of cast bronze...

2007-03-21 12:00:42

WHEELING, Ill., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) has created new i-Select Al software to help designers, product specifiers and die casters identify the aluminum alloy chemistry needed to meet a specific set of casting properties. Developed in conjunction with Worchester Polytechnic Institute, the software package allows users to select an alloy from a comprehensive database of aluminum die casting alloy chemistries and properties covered by over...

2005-08-08 16:58:40

In critiquing a common safety standard for brass used in plumbing, researchers have found the regimen may be flawed. As a result, they say, some of the lead that crept into tap water in Washington, D.C., and other metropolitan areas may be traceable to household fixtures, valves and other components and not just pipes and systems further from the home. The new study looked at the American National Standards Institute/National Sanitation Foundation 61 Section 8 standard--a protocol consisting...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.