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osmium

 (Os) [oz´me-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 76, atomic weight 190.2. (See Appendix 6.)

os·mi·um (Os),

(oz'mē-ŭm),
A metallic element of the platinum group, atomic no. 76, atomic wt. 190.2.
[G. osmē, smell, because of the strong odor of the tetroxide]

os·mi·um

(oz'mē-ŭm)
A metallic element of the platinum group, atomic no. 76, atomic wt. 190.2.

os·mi·um

(Os) (oz'mē-ŭm)
A metallic element of the platinum group.
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The next step for Subramanian's team is exploring the chemistry needed to create various perfectly ordered crystal structures with osmium.
Brutchey, "Heterogeneous fullerene-supported osmium tetroxide catalyst for the cis-dihydroxylation of olefins," Dalton Transactions, vol.
Osmium tetroxide has a pungent smell and comes from the Greek word for 'stench'.
Alloys of osmium have been used in ballpoint pen tips, needles for record players, pacemakers, mechanical heart valves, light filaments and clock bearings.
Suspects' conversations were eavesdropped on at the GCHQ electronic listening centre and police moved to disrupt the alleged plot at an early stage before any osmium tetroxide was obtained.
"Ruthenium and Osmium compounds are showing very high levels of activity against ovarian cancer, which is a significant step forward in the field of medicinal chemistry," Dr Patrick McGowan, one of the lead authors of the research, said.
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Suspects'conversations were eavesdropped on at the GCHQ electronic listening centre and police moved to disrupt the alleged plot at an early stage before any osmium tetroxide was obtained.
PG metals consist of platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, osmium and ruthenium, six metals usually found together in nature, along with nickel and copper, platinum and palladium being in the largest quantities.
A plan to use a highly toxic chemical called osmium tetroxide was uncovered after messages between terror suspects were monitored.
According to "Osmium is Forever: Rare metal's strength humbles mighty diamond's" (SN: 4/6/02, p.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Researchers at Dartmouth University, US, have determined that the presence of the rare element osmium is on the rise globally.