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a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals

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USP accuracy requirements were met for the majority of these elements, but several fell short, with copper, nickel, osmium, platinum and rhodium failing to reach the required 70% average recovery.
In this research, we capsulated osmium nanoparticles on the surface of multi walled carbon nanotubes through a number of chemical reactions.
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 After the forced exile of native Americans from their homelands; 2 Contralto; 3 Zugspitze; 4 Mace; 5 Osmium.
It has been found that osmium oxide carried by an aromatic polyolefin maintains its effect as an oxidizing agent even in a mixed solvent system.
According to ACS, the researchers discovered high concentrations of platinum, palladium, rhodium and osmium in air over the Boston metropolitan area.
Just 3 years ago, measurements of the rarely used element osmium stunned researchers by suggesting that it was stronger than diamond, having a bulk modulus of 462 GPa (SN: 4/6/02, p.
5 billion years younger than other deposits around the world with higher values of the rare osmium and iridium found in the bearing layer.
Pressure Sensing Paints Based on Fluoroacrylic Polymers Doped with Phosphorescent Divalent Osmium Complexes"--Brenden Carlson and Gregory D.
Price, AK Coatings: and "Pressure sensing paints based on fluoroacrylic polymers doped with phosphorescent divalent osmium complexes," Brenden Carlson and Gregory D.
In 1803-1804 Smithson Tennant (1761-1851) discovered osmium and iridium, and William Hyde Wollaston (1766-1828) found rhodium and palladium.
Terrorists have been trying to get their hands on a highly toxic chemical known as osmium tetroxide, which can be bought over the internet.
This information comes courtesy of security officials in both the US and the UK who have intercepted phone calls between Pakistan and Crawley in West Sussex in which an operation was discussed to use the chemical osmium tetroxide.
MI5 has labelled the osmium tetroxide weapon we have been supposedly threatened with as a "dirty bomb".
The explosives would have released deadly chemical agent osmium tetroxide, which attacks the lungs and suffocates victims in seconds.