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Trade and use of saffron

Trade and use of saffron (大阪府), Kansai , Honshū , Japan . Saffron has been used as a seasoning , fragrance , dye , and medicine for more than 3,000 years.. The world's most expensive spice by weight, saffron consists of stigmas plucked from the saffron crocus (Crocus sativus). The resulting more

Raney nickel

Raney nickel Raney nickel () is a solid catalyst composed of fine grains of a nickel -aluminium alloy , used in many industrial processes. It was developed in 1926 by American engineer Murray Raney Raney, Murray (1927). "Method of producing Finely Divided Nickel ". US Patent 1628190, issued 19 more

Titanium

Titanium Titanium () is a chemical element with the symbol Ti and atomic number 22. It is a light, strong, lustrous, corrosion -resistant (including resistance to sea water and chlorine ) transition metal with a grayish color . Titanium can be alloy ed with other elements such as iron , alumin more

Helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori Helicobacter pylori () is a Gram-negative , microaerophilic , and acidophilic bacterium that infects various areas of the stomach and duodenum . Many cases of peptic ulcer s, gastritis , duodenitis , and perhaps some cancer s are caused by H. pylori infections. However, man more

Elias Ashmole

Elias Ashmole , c. 1681, below. Elias Ashmole (23 May 1617 – 18 May 1692 ), the celebrated English antiquary , was a politician , officer of arms , student of astrology and alchemy , and an early speculative Freemason . He supported the royalist side during the English Civil War , and at the more

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