Article - 14 Aug 2019
This article discusses placer gold mining.
Article - 29 Apr 2017
The term liquid crystal (LC) is a very common term; people know it from liquid crystal displays of digital clocks and watches dating back to the 1970s.
Article - 21 Jan 2013
Mercury alloyed with a number of metals forms amalgam, which is primarily used for dental fillings.
Article - 20 Jun 2012
Throughout history and the advancement of civilization, the discovery, development and application of metals has driven the way that people live and societies have been organically shaped.
Article - 12 Jun 2012
Sodium carbonate or soda (Na2CO3) was the most popular sodium compound in ancient times.
Article - 28 Jul 2006
This overview on aluminium covers aspects from its discovery, its sources including raw materials, the properties that make it so attractive, common processing techniques and applications.
Article - 24 Jul 2003
Mercury is generally considered to be a harmful substance. Presented herein is a unbiased account of mercury, its compounds, and its uses.
Article - 20 Jul 2002
The evolution of aluminium as an engineering material is outlined. From its discovery, recognition of beneficial properties, through to the commercialisation of refining processes, to the development...
Article - 16 May 2002
Ceramic materials have been used dentistry for many years. Their use increasing, partly due to aesthetic reasons. Some applications where ceramics are used in dentistry are fillings, crowns, veneers,...
Article - 14 May 2002
The densities of a variety of biomaterials are compared to those of teeth, bone and other related materials. Biomaterials covered include orthopaedic, dental and vascular materials.