Archive: 10/12/2010

Iron legacy leaves soil high in manganese

( -- Iron furnaces that once dotted central Pennsylvania may have left a legacy of manganese enriched soils, according to Penn State geoscientists. This manganese can be toxic to trees, especially sugar maples, ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Environment
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Wired up and ready to glow

Thirty years ago, no one believed that elements other than carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen could form double bonds at room temperature. But the discovery of 'kinetic protection' ligands -- large, bulky molecules that trap heavy ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Materials Science
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