Article - 23 Aug 2002
Neodymium is a rare earth metal. It has uses in glasses, enamels, magnets and steel making. Its discovery, occurence, refining and properties are also described.
News - 11 May 2010
O-I (NYSE:OI), the world's largest manufacturer of glass containers, is launching its lightest-ever North American wine bottle, which is up to 27 percent lighter than similar wine bottles....
Article - 19 Jun 2013
Rare earth elements (REEs) or rare earth metals are a group of seventeen chemical elements in the periodic table, in particular the fifteen lanthanides as well as yttrium and scandium as defined by...
News - 30 Nov 2016
Tiny, glowing crystals that are designed to identify and capture heavy-metal toxins such as mercury or lead could be a powerful new tool ideal for both locating and cleaning up water sources that...
Article - 14 Jun 2012
The word lanthanum was derived from a Greek word lanthaneia. In 1839, a Swedish chemist, Carl Gustaf Mosander discovered lanthanum when he was searching for impurities in cerium samples.