Tag Archives: trace elements

How processing types change the elemental composition of rice?

According to FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, world’s rice production reached 501.2 million tonnes in 2016-17 season, which is related to rice being a staple for 7 billion people. Asia is the

Measuring mineral levels in ultrapure concentrated acid: how hard can it be?

The short answer: hard. Concentrated acid is used in the semiconductor industry as a surface cleaning reagent. However, not every acid is good enough for this. The performance of electronic devices is highly sensitive to the presence

The influence of pollution on bone premature aging: the case of the fishbone

Bone is one of the most sophisticated biological structures developed by nature, its major constituent is a calcium phosphate mineral that is similar, in composition and structure, to minerals within the apatite group which are naturally formed