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HowStuffWorks "How Catalytic Converters Work"

HowStuffWorks "How Catalytic Converters Work" | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Catalytic converters are one of the most important parts of a car\'s emissions control system. Learn about catalytic converters and catalytic converter laws.
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Scientists Discover Heavy New Element - NYTimes.com

Scientists Discover Heavy New Element - NYTimes.com | Chemistry | Scoop.it
A Russian-U.S. team produced six atoms of a massive element in a particle accelerator north of Moscow.
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HowStuffWorks "What is plasma?"

HowStuffWorks "What is plasma?" | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Flat-panel plasma displays are quickly surpassing bulky CRTs in terms of sales. Learn about plasma technology.
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The world's newest mineral is unlike anything we've ever seen

The world's newest mineral is unlike anything we've ever seen | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Putnisite is completely unique and "unrelated to anything," scientists say.
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Flight Nursing: A Unique Perspective | UCLA Center for Prehospital Care

Flight Nursing: A Unique Perspective | UCLA Center for Prehospital Care | Chemistry | Scoop.it
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Blame the Weather for the Tire Pressure Light Coming On

Blame the Weather for the Tire Pressure Light Coming On | Chemistry | Scoop.it
A cold morning in fall can cause an annoying idiot light to come on in your car. How does the weather play a role?
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Common Ground - October 2003 - Letters by David Suzuki

Common Ground - October 2003 - Letters by David Suzuki | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Common Ground - October 2003 - Letters by David Suzuki.
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Organic chemistry: Carbon dioxide tamed

Organic chemistry: Carbon dioxide tamed | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Carbon dioxide has become notorious as a troublesome greenhouse gas produced by burning fossil fuels. Now, this gas could also offer a cheap, abundant and nontoxic source of carbon for the chemical reactions that synthesize products such as plastics and pharmaceuticals.
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Noble Molecules Found in Space

Noble Molecules Found in Space | Chemistry | Scoop.it
European astronomers say they have detected noble gas molecules in space for the first time, even though they were not looking for them.
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Facts About Dihydrogen Monoxide

Facts About Dihydrogen Monoxide | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Dihydrogen Monoxide
Research Division provides an international
clearinghouse for information on Dihydrogen Monoxide
including current research results, governmental
regulations, and exposure and contamination alerts.
Dihydrogen Monoxide (DHMO) can be dangerous to
humans. Dihydrogen Monoxide causes death and
destruction. Dihydrogen Monoxide is found in
acid rain. Dihydrogen Monoxide is found in
rivers and streams.
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Hand Warmers | What's That Stuff? | Science & Technology | Chemical & Engineering News

Hand Warmers | What's That Stuff? | Science & Technology | Chemical & Engineering News | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Hand Warmers. Small packets of warmth work through a simple exothermic reaction .
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Meet the Dropleton—a “Quantum Droplet” That Acts Like a Liquid

Meet the Dropleton—a “Quantum Droplet” That Acts Like a Liquid | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Physicists have created a new composite "quasiparticle" that could help probe the quantum mechanics of many particles working together
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Saturn moon spouts plasma unlike any seen before - space - 08 June 2012 - New Scientist

Saturn moon spouts plasma unlike any seen before - space - 08 June 2012 - New Scientist | Chemistry | Scoop.it
The geyser moon Enceladus is pouring a new type of charged particle into space, creating a backwards plasma
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Short Sharp Science: Bioluminescent bloom makes beach a magical minefield

Short Sharp Science: Bioluminescent bloom makes beach a magical minefield | Chemistry | Scoop.it
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Boyle's Law and Scuba Diving - What Is Boyle's Law and How Does It Apply to Scuba Diving?

Boyle's Law and Scuba Diving - What Is Boyle's Law and How Does It Apply to Scuba Diving? | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Boyle's Law, PV=c, is useful in scuba diving because Boyle's Law helps scuba divers predict how air will expand and compress with water pressure. Read an explanation of Boyle's Law and how it applies to scuba diving.
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Invisible Ink War: How Chemists Revealed Germany’s Secret WW I Writing [Excerpt]

Invisible Ink War: How Chemists Revealed Germany’s Secret WW I Writing [Excerpt] | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Invisible ink was a key method for spy communications throughout history
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Chemistry of Acid Rain

Chemistry of Acid Rain | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Any form of precipitation which is acidic in nature is called acid rain. Acid rain is the result of excessive emissions of sulfur and nitrogen caused by human activity, which reacts with other compounds to form acids. Acid rain has detrimental effects on animals, plants and infrastructure.
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'Tug-of-war' prompts chemical reaction - physicsworld.com

'Tug-of-war' prompts chemical reaction - physicsworld.com | Chemistry | Scoop.it
No-go reaction is driven by mechanical force
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Without Test Tubes, 3 Win Nobel in Chemistry

Without Test Tubes, 3 Win Nobel in Chemistry | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel were recognized for computer simulations that enable closer study of complex reactions like photosynthesis and the design of new drugs.
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HowStuffWorks "Light Sticks: The Chemical Reaction"

HowStuffWorks "Light Sticks: The Chemical Reaction" | Chemistry | Scoop.it
Light sticks produce a mesmerizing neon glow before slowly extinguishing. Learn about light sticks, chemical light sticks and how they work.
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