U.S. scientists report breakthrough - path to commercial use still far away.
Standardized units of measurement are essential in science as well as trade and technology. However, the process of achieving standardization has been complicated, and refinements were still being made until recently.
The application areas of rare earths and technology metals are the focus of reporting at Rawmaterials.net. During background research, however, the editorial team also regularly comes across topics that seem rather curious. We do not want to withhold these from you and present them in loose succession. Today it is about molluscs and how their regional origin can be proven. Important here is the rare earth neodymium.