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Chemistry - InfoBarrel

Interesting Facts About Chromium (Cr)Chromium (Cr), the 24th element on the periodic table, is a hard, shiny, grey metal. It is also highly resistant to corrosion, making it useful in many applications. Several countries produce chromite ore, alth read more...



1 day ago

Detecting food allergens on the go

STORY: The menu says its gluten free but is it really? It's a question that people with debilitating food allergies face every time they eat.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) SHIREEN YATES, CEO, NIMA, SAYING:

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3 days ago

Customs And Border Protection Sued Over Alleged Use Of Excessive Force (CORRECTED)

The verbal commands from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent on that day last year just grew louder and louder in Brownsville, Texas.

Laura Mireles, a U.S. citizen, only wanted to watch the agent search her purse, which was sitting read more...



3 days ago

CNN.com - Winnie Mandela resigns ANC posts

From CNN Johannesburg Bureau Chief Charlayne Hunter-Gault



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4 days ago

Non-ferrous Metals List

To put it simply, non-ferrous metals are all those metals that do not contain any amount of iron and, therefore, lack two of the most prominent properties of iron - magnetism and corrosion on exposure to oxygen, whether atmospheric or in any other read more...



5 days ago

Outdoors :: Metal Detectors for Relic Hunting

Having a metal detector can be a great way to do a number of things, depending on the type of detector that you are looking for. You may have noticed that there are many different kinds of metal detectors that are out there and available for peopl read more...



5 days ago

U.S. Helps South Africa Beef Up Security for World Cup After Al Qaeda Threats

Al Qaeda has put the American and British soccer teams directly in its crosshairs, circulating word online that the athletes are prime targets for an attack at the World Cup Games in South Africa in June -- and the State Department has been provid read more...