If elements in Chrome become invisible ...
... you most likely used fancy transitions on that object, which Chrome randomly fucks up 3D-wise.
To force Chrome into keeping the calculations 2D, you'll have to add the following to the CSS of all blinking/disappearing elements:
Someone once said: In the near future, Chrome and its versions will constitute a new IE-hell all over again. By these hacks I can see what he meant. -.-