Four new periodic elements named, including Asia’s first discovery

June 9, 2016

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The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has recommended that the names of four new elements to be added to the periodic table be approved following a five-month public review process that would end on November 8.
The elements’ discovery teams were invited to name the new synthetic elements after satisfying claims for discovery in December, the agency advised on Wednesday.

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