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2013-08-29 23:32:49

Columbia's antiseptic powder made ten-times more effective by its revolutionary approach to blending Zinc Oxide, which new article reveals plays a key role in healing (1), with Phenol, the premier antiseptic (2). New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 A new article reveals how Zinc oxide, one of the key ingredients in columbia antiseptic powder plays a key function in skin healing at the cellular level by accelerating the epithelialization of the skin (1). Zinc oxide has been shown to...

2013-07-22 23:22:42

Looking for a high quality Natural Sunscreen? Zion Health's New Age Defense Beauty Balm contains natural Zinc Oxide and Anti-Aging Fruit Peptides formulated to hlep Fade Wrinkles and Prevent Sun Damage- Now available at Green Acres Health Food Store in Kansas. Wichita, KS (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Zion Health’s new Adama Age Defense Beauty Balm with nutrient rich clay minerals is an all-in-one natural skin remedy that offers protection from harmful sun rays and aging skin. The high...

2013-07-19 11:18:28

Surprising property, presented at the American Crystallographic Association Meeting in Hawaii, could aid in the design of pressure sensors and artificial muscles If you squeeze a normal object in all directions, it shrinks in all directions. But a few strange materials will actually grow in one dimension when compressed. A team of chemists has now discovered a structure that takes this property to a new level, expanding more dramatically under pressure than any other known material. The...

2013-07-09 23:29:22

Nurture My Body is pleased to announce the launch of their new 32 SPF Organic Sunscreen. Just in time for summer, the new sunscreen is made with only 8 total ingredients, all of which are edible-grade organic. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Nurture My Body is pleased to announce the launch of their new Nurture My Body 32 SPF Organic Sunscreen. Just in time for summer, the new sunscreen is made with only 8 total ingredients, all of which are edible-grade organic. It has an EWG rating...

2013-06-27 12:45:55

A new study helps explain how parts of the brain maintain their delicate balance of zinc, an element required in minute but crucial doses, particularly during embryonic development. The study, led at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) by Mark Messerli in collaboration with scientists from the University of California, Davis, shows that neural cells require zinc uptake through a membrane transporter referred to as ZIP12.. If that route is closed, neuronal sprouting and growth are...

2013-06-13 23:23:21

The Life, Earth and Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com provides 36 million references including 11 million summaries in the basic and applied biological, geographical and agricultural sciences. This content base has now been expanded to include 54,800 newly published references on trace element contents and deficiency in the biosphere. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 EurekaMag.com has newly published 54 thousand references on trace elements. Trace elements are chemical elements...


Latest Zinc Reference Libraries

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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 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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2005-05-25 17:08:21

Smithsonite, or zinc spar, is zinc carbonate ZnCO3, a mineral ore of zinc. Historically, smithsonite was identified with hemimorphite before it was realised that they were two distinct minerals. The two minerals are very similar in appearance and the term calamine has been used for both, leading to some confusion.

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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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