Borax is a naturally occurring mineral that has been used for centuries in various ways. In recent years, it has become popular as a natural remedy for various skin conditions.
Month: June 2022
Critical Minerals Crushed
Many critical minerals shares have been hit hard in recent months as the prices of these commodities have declined sharply. While the overall market has seen sharp declines, shares of companies involved in the mining and production of these critical minerals have been hit even harder.
Podcast – Boron Nutrients in Rice
In today’s podcast, we’re going to look at boron nutrients in rice plants. Boron nutrition is essential for rice growth and yield. It improves plant water relations and increases the total chlorophyll content in plants. It also enhances the kernel quality and reduces panicle sterility for rice plants.
FEAM Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results
5E Advanced Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: FEAM), the owner of strategic critical mineral assets Boron and Lithium at Fort Cady in southern California, reported its financial results for the third quarter of the fiscal year 2022, which ended on March 31, 2022.
Boron Clusters: Promising Breast Cancer Treatment
Breast Cancer is one of the most common cancers. Boron clusters containing boron atoms are being touted as promising therapeutics for breast cancer. These compounds include a distinctive set of molecular interactions that are helpful in targeted therapies.
Palm Trees and Boron
Palm trees are commonly found in tropical environments, and benefit from the micronutrient boron. Without sufficient micronutrients, their health and growth can be affected.
Wurtzite Boron Nitride
Wurtzite boron nitride (w-BN) is the wurtzite form of boron nitride. It is in use recently as a super abrasive material and also to assist in detonation scenarios. Wurtzite BN is the next step in the evolution of boron nitride, after the well-known cubic BN and graphite.
Podcast – Tesla and Boron
Tesla and boron. Tesla is an American electric vehicle manufacturer and clean energy company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Tesla manufacturers, electric cars and battery energy storage from home to grid scale, solar panels, solar roof tiles, and other related products and services.
Magnesium Diboride: A Promising Superconductor
Magnesium diboride is an inorganic compound made of boron and magnesium. Over years, MgB2 has progressed from a remarkable discovery to a promising superconductor.
Boron Tribromide: A Reagent In Organic Synthesis
Boron tribromide, BBr3, is a colorless liquid with a pungent odor. It is one of the essential boron hydrides and a versatile reagent in organic synthesis.
Podcast – Calcium Fructoborate Food Supplement
Today, we’re going to look Calcium fructoborate, which has recently has been placed on the European Union’s list as a novel food. It has benefits as a food supplement for adults, apparently reducing stress, helping with osteoarthritis and bone loss.
Solar Cell – The Science Behind Solar Energy
A solar cell or photovoltaic (PV) cell is made of semiconductor materials that convert sunlight into electricity. But how does it work and what role does boron play in solar cells?
An Introduction To Optibor Boric Acids
Optibor boric acids are pure, multi-functional boric oxide sources. They are the most common industrial borate and are available in granular or powder form.
Boriding: the Process of Surface Hardening
Boriding is the process of adding boron to a metal or alloy. It is a thermochemical surface hardening method used on various ferrous, non-ferrous, and ceramic materials.
Podcast – Boron-based Furan Polymers
Today, we’re going to look at boron-based furan polymers. boron-based furan polymers are a new class of renewable energy materials based on boron. These birdegradable materials can provide portable energy sources, serve as catalysts in chemical reactions, and can potentially be used as electrode materials in lithium-ion batteries.
Electroanalysis: What It Is and How It Works
Electroanalysis determines the analyte concentration in a sample. As boron can oxidize other substances in solution, an excellent candidate for electroanalysis.
Boric Acid in Energy Storage Systems
Energy storage is a key piece of the puzzle in easing energy transition, and a new system developed by scientists at TU Wien can store a large amount of energy in an eco-friendly way.
Corning And FEAM To Supply Boron Specialty Materials
5E Advanced Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEAM), a US-based company, reached a significant milestone by signing a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW) to supply boron specialty materials to be used in the manufacture of its products.
Elon Musk Tesla Open to Buying a Mining Company
Tesla is willing to buy a mining company if it means facilitating the global adoption of clean energy technologies,” says CEO Elon Musk.
Podcast – Boron Reduces Fluoride Toxicity
Today, we’re going to look at fluoride toxicity. Boron can help to reduce fluoride toxicity. Fluoride is a toxic chemical that can cause severe health problems, despite the best efforts of the WHO to provide recommended levels of fluoride intake by source. Fluoride toxicity is seen in both animals and humans. But how can boron help to lower toxicity?
Critical Mineral Boron in the Mojave Desert
Critical mineral boron is used in various applications, from agriculture to nuclear power. It’s also one of the few minerals we don’t have enough. As with other strategic minerals, obtaining a license for production is hard given the environmental impact on the land.
Do Boron Supplements Increase Testosterone?
Do Boron Supplements Increase Testosterone? Boron supplements are a great way to enhance human body metabolism. From boosting testosterone levels to blocking excess estrogen and SHBG, they help you achieve optimum health and fitness with ease!
Podcast – Increase your Libido with Boron
Today, we’re going to look at how boron can improve your libido. Your libido is a measure of your sexual drive. The good news is that there are some simple things you can do to increase libido, such as drinking juice with boron in the mix.