With rare earth minerals in short supply, researchers seek ways to extract them from coal

With rare earth minerals in short supply, researchers seek ways to extract them from coal

The pilot effort is important because rare earth materials, used to create powerful permanent magnets in products as common as computer hard drives to electric motors, are in increasingly short supply. The pilot effort is important because rare earth materials, used to create powerful permanent magnets in products as common as computer hard drives to electric motors, are in increasingly short supply.
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