magnesium magnesium  /mæɡ ˈni zi əm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine)

Synonym(s)

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Usage(s):

  1. Magnesium, a baby among structural metals, is growing up fast.
  2. The incidence of cerebral palsy in premature babies may be reduced by giving mothers magnesium sulfate, a common delivery-room drug, according to a new study.
  3. It has a magnesium case, removable hard drive, plus optional touch screen, GPS receiver and wireless modem.

News

  1. Women Who Regularly Use Talcum Powder At Increased Risk for Ovarian Cancer

    Talcum powder, which is used in baby powder and other makeup products, has been linked to an increased risk of ovarian cancer. Talc is made of hydrated magnesium silicate and is sold globally for personal hygiene use. But many have speculated that the mineral promotes certain disease, like cancers of the ovaries and lungs. A new Science World Report confirmed that women who regularly use talcum ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  2. Paper Authored By President of Nevada Clean Magnesium Published By the Minerals, Metals And Materials Society (TMS)

    Presented at TMS 2013 142nd Annual Meeting and Exhibit, White Paper Defines and Quantifies Proven Technologies Expected to Reduce Cost and CO2 Emissions of Company's Proposed Tami-Mosi Magnesium Project ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Accesswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Nevada Clean Magnesium Announces Termination of Option Agreement with Millenmin Ventures

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - (Accesswire) - June 14, 2013 - Nevada Clean Magnesium, Inc. (TSXV: NVM; Frankfurt-M1V; OTC Pink Sheets: MLYFF) ("NevadaCMI" or the "Company"), a junior ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Accesswire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "It looks as if you took volcanic rocks that were ground into little grains, and then formed a layered rock with them cemented together by a substantial quantity of magnesium-sulfate salt," Squyres said. "Where did the salt come from? We have...
    on Feb 15, 2005 By: Steve Squyres Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

  2. "The discovery of the hitherto unknown heaviest magnesium and aluminum isotopes at NSCL is a milestone in rare isotope research and is a great accomplishment for the worldwide scientific community exploring unstable nuclei close to the so-called...
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Horst Stöcker Source: Interactions.org (press release)

  3. "There have been limited studies and anecdotal stories about the effectiveness of calcium plus magnesium in reducing neurotoxicity caused by oxaliplatin," says Daniel Nikcevich, MD, Ph.D., an oncologist at St. Mary's Duluth Clinic in Duluth,...
    on May 16, 2008 By: Daniel Source: Science Daily (press release)

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