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Have you ever gone to the dentist and, while working their magic on your teeth, they correctly guess the sort of food and drinks you’ve had lately? This mysterious feat of dental clairvoyance may seem impressive at first, but the evidence is wr

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All scientists, including physicists, chemists and biologists, use thermodynamics in one way or another. So what's the basic concept? Thermodynamics is the study of converting energy from heat into usable energy (e.g. work).

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Nanotechnology involves the construction of functional materials at the molecular/atomic scale, and it overlaps a variety of disciplines including engineering, chemistry, physics and biology.

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When an oil spill occurs in the ocean, like the catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, what do scientists do to clean up the toxic mess?

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Both nitric and nitrous oxide are gases, but that one little atom makes a big difference chemically!

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We need water to survive and to maintain balance between the environment inside our cells and that on the outside, but is it possible to drink too much?

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Seeing ancient Egyptian mummies like King Tut tells us that people have been preserving dead bodies for a long time.

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Have you ever wondered why Jell-O is so jiggly-wiggly?

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Here are some techniques currently use and some which might be used in the future in order to recycle plastics.

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Can that hand sanitizer effectively keep your hands clean?

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