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December 5, 2013
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For metals of the smartphone age, no Plan B

Many of the metals needed to feed the surging global demand for high-tech products, from smart phones to solar panels, cannot be replaced, leaving some markets vulnerable if resources become scarce, according to a new Yale study. In a comprehensive … Continue reading

June 24, 2013
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Using IBM’s Crowdsourced Supercomputer, Harvard Rates Solar Energy Potential of 2.3 Million New Compounds

White House Applauds Citizen Science, Big Data Initiative CAMBRIDGE, MA – 24 Jun 2013: The search for more versatile and less expensive materials for solar energy received a boost today as Harvard launched a free database that catalogues the suitability … Continue reading

September 14, 2011
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Exeter Academic Explains Chemical ‘Risk List’

*A University of Exeter academic has spoken about the many chemical elements we rely on that are at risk.* *Professor Frances Wall, Head of the University’s Camborne School of Mines, joined a panel of experts at the British Science Festival … Continue reading

November 18, 2010
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Rare Earth Elements in U.S. Not So Rare

*Significant Deposits Found in 14 States* Approximately 13 million metric tons of rare earth elements (REE) exist within known deposits in the United States, according to the first-ever nationwide estimate of these elements by the U.S. Geological Survey. This estimate … Continue reading

August 2, 2010
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Rare Earth Elements: The World is Rapidly Running Out and China Has Most of The Remaining Supply

Most people have no idea what rare earth elements are, but a wide array of the technologies that we use every single day are dependent on them.    Without rare earth elements, we would have no hybrid car batteries, flat … Continue reading