Latest Zinc compounds Stories

2011-07-05 23:57:55

A team led by a professor at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering has made a discovery in semiconductor nanowire laser technology that could potentially do everything from kill viruses to increase storage capacity of DVDs.

2011-03-02 02:06:58

A team of scientists led by John Badding, a professor of chemistry at Penn State University, has developed the very first optical fiber made with a core of zinc selenide -- a light-yellow compound that can be used as a semiconductor.

2010-12-13 11:55:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A few months ago, Houston-based U.S. Zinc adopted the international "Zinc Saves Kids" initiative, which helps provide vital supplements to undernourished children in developing countries who suffer from zinc deficiency-related health problems.

2010-11-19 08:05:00

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Metalline Mining Company (NYSE Amex: MMG; TSX: MMZ).

2010-07-20 06:56:43

Popular zinc-based nasal gels and sprays sold over-the-counter as common cold remedies are ineffective, and can even cause the loss of smell.

2010-03-08 14:36:18

Physicists find a way to see through paint, paper, and other opaque materials.

2009-08-19 11:46:35

A non-toxic and environmentally friendly way to make tiny nanorods of zinc oxide has been developed for the first time by researchers in Saudi Arabia.

2009-07-29 10:20:00

KENNEBUNK, Maine, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer Tom's of Maine is offering consumers a fresh way to take care of themselves and the planet with the launch of its new 24-hour, long-lasting deodorant.

2009-06-16 17:35:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S.

Latest Zinc compounds Reference Libraries

2005-05-25 10:26:23

Zinc is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Notable characteristics Zinc is a moderately reactive metal that will combine with oxygen and other non-metals, and will react with dilute acids to release hydrogen. The one common oxidation state of zinc is +2. Applications Zinc is the fourth most common metal in use, trailing only iron, aluminium, and copper in annual production. - Zinc is used to galvanize metals such as steel to...

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