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Podcast – Magnesium Diboride Superconductor

Podcast – Magnesium Diboride Superconductor

In today’s podcast, we’re going to look at magnesium diboride superconductor. Magnesium diboride is an inorganic compound made of two elements, boron, and magnesium. They are both abundant in the Earth’s crust. It’s a water-insoluble, dark gray, solid. Over the past few years, magnesium diboride has progressed from a remarkable discovery to a promising applied superconductor.

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Podcast – Ubiquitous Boron

Podcast – Ubiquitous Boron

Ubiquitous Boron: Today we’re going to look at how boron makes its presence felt everywhere. It’s found abundantly in nature. It’s found in the soil. It’s essential as a mineral for animals and humans and it has many applications in households and in industry.

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Podcast – Boron and Sustainable Future

Podcast – Boron and Sustainable Future

Today, we’re going to look at a sustainable future using materials sciences. A sustainable future using materials science can be achieved by developing new materials and technologies that can help address climate change, dwindling resources, and pollution.

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Podcast – Boron and Prostate Cancer

Podcast – Boron and Prostate Cancer

Boron and Prostate Cancer: Prostate cancer treatments can use boron as it selectively destroys prostate cancer cell growth while keeping healthy cells unaffected. It also lowers prostate-specific antigen (PSA), which is a potential cause of cancer development. There is significant evidence to suggest that boron plays a key role in reducing prostate cancer risks. One study in May 2022 published in Life Extension Magazine reports that men with adequate levels of boron were 64% less to get prostate cancer.

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Podcast – Boron to Combat Global Warming

Podcast – Boron to Combat Global Warming

Today, we’re going to look at technologies where boron is used as an ingredient to combat global warming. We all know the world is on the cusp of an energy crisis. Energy demand is rising at an alarming rate while fossil fuel suppliers rapidly decreasing. As a result, energy prices have rocketed, and the world is now experiencing significant blackouts and widespread economic collapse.

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Video: Boron Deficiency in Woody Plants

Video: Boron Deficiency in Woody Plants

Boron Deficiency in Woody Plants: Boron-efficient trees have a high proportion of noncell wall boron. Which are used for cytolysis under adequate conditions. However in boron, deficient plants and trees. A high proportion of cell wall born is missing in the cell wall structure. Boron deficiency is common among most plants and constrains the growth and development of agriculture and forestry, mainly due to the lack of boron in the soil.

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Podcast – Boron in Swimming Pools

Podcast – Boron in Swimming Pools

Today, we’re going to look at the use of boron in swimming pools – keeping them clean. Swimming pools are a great way to get in some exercise and have fun with friends and family. But the pools also require maintenance and keeping your swimming pool clean might seem like a daunting task as maintaining a pool is not easy but with the application of boric acid and sodium borates, can become much easier.

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Video: Boron-based Polymers for EV Storage

Video: Boron-based Polymers for EV Storage

Video: Boron-based polymers for EV storage. Boron-based polymers such as boron nitride nanotubes are two-dimensional nanomaterials that improve electric vehicle energy storage given their high surface areas, large aspect ratios, and excellent thermal conductivities. Let’s look at how BTS can be used in EV storage.

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Podcast – Boron in Woody Plants

Podcast – Boron in Woody Plants

Today, we’re going to talk about boron in woody plants. Boron is an essential element for higher plant growth and development. It helps to strengthen the cell walls and controls porosity.

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Podcast – Boron Around the Home

Podcast – Boron Around the Home

Today we’re going to look at how boron can benefit furniture and other articles – boron around the home. Even though boron is not a well-known element, boron benefits are numerous for modern life. It’s present in almost everything, including humans, animals, plants, soil, water, and various applications and products.

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Video – Electric Car Batteries

Video – Electric Car Batteries

Electric Car Batteries are rechargeable batteries that power electric cars, bikes, and scooters. They are specifically designed to give power over a sustained period and are deep cycle batteries. Lithium-ion batteries are usually used in EVs. How Does an Electric Car Battery Function?

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Podcast – Discover Electric Car Batteries

Podcast – Discover Electric Car Batteries

Electric car batteries are rechargeable batteries that power electric cars, bikes, and scooters. They are specifically designed to give power over a sustained period and are deep-cycle batteries. Lithium-ion batteries are usually used in EVs. How Does an Electric Car Battery Function?

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Boron Trifluoride Market Analysis: 2022-2029

Boron Trifluoride Market Analysis: 2022-2029

Boron trifluoride (BF3) is a chemical compound and is colorless, toxic, corrosive gas used in rocket propellants, refrigerants, and etchants for silicon and glass. The global market for boron trifluoride is expected to grow with a CAGR of 5.3% from 2022 to 2029 and reach US$ 389.4 million in 2029.

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Podcast – Boron in Plants and Crops

Podcast – Boron in Plants and Crops

Today, we’re going to look at the role of boron in plants and crops. Micronutrients play an important role in the life and growth of plants. Mineral deficiencies can lead to serious plant problems, such as stunted growth and rougher leaves.

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Boron Carbide Market Insights

Boron Carbide Market Insights

Global boron carbide sales are estimated to reach US$ 141.2 million in 2022 and are predicted to rise at a robust 4.2% CAGR over the forecast period (2022-2029). This rise results from growing demands for abrasives and refractory materials.

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Podcast – Boron Neodymium Magnets

Podcast – Boron Neodymium Magnets

Today, we’re going to look at boron neodymium magnets. Neodymium magnets are rare earth magnets composed of neodymium, iron boron, and several transition metals. The neodymium elements are classified as rare earth magnets because they lie in the lanthanides section on the periodic table.

Today, we will review current practices and regulations in an industry-wide drive to meet goals and look at how the latest technological breakthroughs play a pivotal role in shifting toward more sustainable and eco-friendly infrastructure.

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Podcast – Boron and Decarbonization in the Chemicals Industry

Podcast – Boron and Decarbonization in the Chemicals Industry

Boron and Decarbonization: To reduce their carbon footprint and make the world cleaner, many chemical industry companies are embracing decarbonization strategies. What can the chemical sector do to contribute significantly to climate change by reducing greenhouse gases from the chemicals manufactured using fossil fuels?

Today, we will review current practices and regulations in an industry-wide drive to meet goals and look at how the latest technological breakthroughs play a pivotal role in shifting toward more sustainable and eco-friendly infrastructure.

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Podcast – Boron and Healthcare

Podcast – Boron and Healthcare

In today’s podcast, we will look at Boron and healthcare. Boron is an essential mineral found in our food supply naturally, and many of us consume boron for health without knowing we are doing so. Boron is present in eye drops and supplements for bone development, osteoarthritis treatment, muscle building, testosterone level increase, aid cognitive function, and strength improvement. It’s also beneficial for women’s health to relieve menstrual cramps and reduce vaginal yeast infections.

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FEAM And Solar Energy Systems

FEAM And Solar Energy Systems

5E Advanced Materials, Inc. (“5E”) (Nasdaq: FEAM)(ASX: 5EA) has signed a research agreement with Boston College to explore the creation of innovative solar energy systems to help make renewable energy more affordable and accessible.

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Podcast – Boron and Volvo Cars

Podcast – Boron and Volvo Cars

In today’s podcast, we’re going to look at the use of boron in the automotive sector and how Volvo cars use boron to strengthen their cars. In recent years, there has been an increase in demand for automotive parts containing boron steel due to the increasing use of hybrid or electric vehicles. This trend is expected to grow further because of growing awareness about environmental issues.

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Pomegranate Fruit and Boron

Pomegranate Fruit and Boron

Pomegranate fruit is an excellent source of vitamins C and K, antioxidants, and other minerals. However, the fruit may lose its quality due to fruit cracking. This is due to inadequate water management or lacking essential micronutrients such as boron and calcium.

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Canola Needs Boron to Thrive

Canola Needs Boron to Thrive

Canola is a Brassica family member with especially high boron requirements. Boron deficiency significantly impacts seed production; yields are doubled when 2 lbs of boron per acre are applied to the canola field with no visual anomalies.

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The Fascinating World of Tourmaline

The Fascinating World of Tourmaline

Tourmaline is a group of boron silicate minerals with similar physical properties and a standard crystal structure but the minerals vary widely in chemical composition. A wide variety of compositions, trace elements, and shade facilities causes tourmalines to occur in more colors and color combinations than any other mineral group.

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Human Health and Boron

Human Health and Boron

For optimal human health and fitness, boron is a crucial mineral. This nutrient has pleiotropic effects, which can have multiple beneficial effects on the body, including inflammation reduction and antioxidant protection. Boron can also aid in the modulation of various body systems.

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Olivine And Boron Pairing

Olivine And Boron Pairing

Olivine is a crucial element found in Earth’s upper mantle. Although boron is typically low in concentration, it can significantly impact olivine’s properties. Boron is generally stable in olivine, resulting in a massive increase in conductivity.

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Podcast – Boron and Food Security

Podcast – Boron and Food Security

In today’s podcast, we’re going to look at boron and food security. Boron plays a considerable role in food utilization, principally by improving the nutritional value of fertilizers for plant growth development. It also increases crop yield through increased nitrogen fixation rates in soils deficient in micronutrients.

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Ulexite: The Wonder Mineral

Ulexite: The Wonder Mineral

Ulexite, a boron mineral found in the American southwest, is recognized for its intense, pearly white color. This stone first garnered attention in 1840 and is named after the German chemist George Ludwig Ulex, who first explained its chemical composition.

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Podcast – Boron and Cardiovascular Disease

Podcast – Boron and Cardiovascular Disease

In today’s podcast, we’re going to look at boron and cardiovascular disease. Risk factors for cardiovascular diseases may be noticeably improved by the intake of boron-containing compounds. In particular, these compounds reduce blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels and reduce inflammation.

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Boron Nitride: The New Ingredient In Cosmetics

Boron Nitride: The New Ingredient In Cosmetics

Boron nitride is a relatively new ingredient in the world of cosmetics. It’s a white, powdery inorganic substance that has a similar appearance to talc. However, unlike talc, boron nitride is non-toxic and non-irritating, making it an ideal ingredient for use in various cosmetics.

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Podcast High Purity Boron

Podcast High Purity Boron

In today’s podcast, we’re going to look at the global high purity boron market, which will experience strong growth in the coming years. This is mainly due to the increasing demand for boron-based products in electronics, semiconductors, and the automotive sector.

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