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January 05, 2011

Palladium is the metal

Hiroshi Kitagawa of Kyoto University has announced he and his team have artificially produced a metal similar to palladium.

The world--and particularly the Japanese--may be in a frenzy over China's newly announced 35% cut in rare earth exports, those used to produce many high-tech devices, in the first half of this year. But a Japanese scientist has found one answer: Create the metals artificially.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at January 5, 2011 10:07 AM