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  • New elements in periodic table

    IUPAC, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, has proposed names for 2 new elements in the periodic table. Flerovium is named after the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions and Livermorium after the Livermore National Laboratory in California. There is a 5 month consultation period before the names become official.

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/12/111201125400.htm

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  • December Book Sale

    New titles have been added to the Book Sale today. Come along and have a look. They are situated just inside the doors of the Study Hall at the beginning of the reference collection, on level 3 of the Library & Information Centre. 

    These books are either items that have been withdrawn because they are out of date or unused duplicates, or they are unwanted donations.    This month’s sale comprises mainly Law, Physiology, Microbiology and some donations.

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