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Podcast - With new applications demanding boron’s use in decarbonisation and green energy, as well as the traditional applications related to agriculture feeds and commercial applications for glass and ceramic ware, boron is becoming increasingly valuable as a strategic mineral.
Podcast - Today, we’re going to look at the presence of boron in water and drinking water. Boron is traceable in seawater and tap water, and also in plentiful supply in the atmosphere. So what do we need to know about the positive and harmful effects of boron in our water?
Podcast - Today, we’re going to be looking at how borax can be used around the house for cleaning. In multiple applications. Borax is often used in cleaning products because it is very efficient at removing dirt and grime. It can be used in a large number of applications around the house, including unblocking drains, steam cleaning, and garbage disposal.
Podcast - In today's podcast, we're going to look at whether Boron-rich food actually helps in weight loss. Can supplements like Boron help you lose weight more quickly? If, so how much boron do you need? And what food sources contain the most boron?
Podcast - Today, we're going to take a look at boron and US rare earths and the stockpiling policy. The US is boosting the stockpile of its rare earth materials, such as cobalt and lithium. But why is this? The answer is partly to reduce dependence on China and partly to have a strategic policy towards rare earth sourcing and distribution.
Podcast - Boron Powers Space Exploration. Boron is an excellent choice for rocket fuel given its ease of manufacture, availability, and low storage costs. It is also a good additive for jet fuel. Scientists at the University of California Riverside are testing ammonia borane, NH3BH3, as an alternative to traditional carbon-based chemical rocket fuels. This could lead to carbon-free space launches.
Podcast - Boron demand in military conflict. The tragic scenes unfolding on our screens daily of the conflict in Ukraine are a powerful reminder of the need for protective materials to minimise injury and fatalities among the military personnel and civilians. Military hardware requires strong, light, malleable, durable and anti-corrosive materials. Boron is a key material used in bulletproof vests, bulletproof armour, in helicopter skins and on aircraft as well as an anti-corrosive in weaponry.
Podcast - Can Boron help with arthritis. Borax is an interesting chemical compound that has several uses in the home. But what many people don’t realise is that borax can also help those who suffer from arthritis.
In this podcast, we’ll discuss how borax helps to treat arthritis and the different types of arthritis that it can help with. We will also explore some other benefits of using borax for health.
Podcast - Introduction to Boron Mining. Boron was named after the mineral borax, thought to come from the Persian name burah for the mineral. There are over 200 minerals that contain boron, but only a few minerals such as colemanite and borax are commercially important.