Precious metal could lead to next generation of cancer treatments
... of Warwick, are working closely with Warwick Ventures, the university's technology transfer office, to seek partners to help develop the potential of osmium
through more extensive biological tests. The team will be presenting their work on 9 December at the national university technology showcase event, Bi...
Osmium Anterior cervical plate system
is a cervical plate system for the anterior stabilization of the spine. The...the bone transplant has consolidated. Optimized stabilization by expandable osmium
screw. Monocortical and bicortical fixation. Maximum purchase also with red...
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Extraterrestrial platinum was 'stirred' into the Earth
...understanding the variations in isotopic ratios of osmium
isotopes are widely used as tracers of mantle proc...but there has been a mismatch between signals from osmium
and from other important isotopic tracer systems w...
Increasing levels of rare element found worldwide
...e determined that the presence of the rare element osmium
is on the rise globally. They trace this increase ...stalled in cars to reduce smog. A volatile form of osmium
is generated during platinum refinement and also d...ispersed globally through the atmosphere.
is found naturally, the researchers were surprised...
Journey to the center of the earth: Discovery sheds light on mantle formation
...in the mantle rocks, indicated they were two billion years old. The use of osmium
isotopes underscores the significance of the results, because using them fo... unmixed for so long. Further study using a laser microprobe technique for osmium
analysis available only in Australia is planned for next year.
September Geology and GSA Today media highlights
...its are not amenable to direct isotope dating using common methods. Morelli et al used radioactive isotope dating, using the rare elements rhenium and osmium
(Re-Os) in arsenopyrite, to establish the age of gold mineralization at the giant Muruntau gold deposit, Uzbekistan (>5100 metric tons gold) to be 287...