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Acetic acid

Acetic acid Acetic acid, also known as ethanoic acid, is an organic chemical compound best recognized for giving vinegar its sour taste and pungent smell. Its structural formula is represented as CH3COOH. Pure, water -free acetic acid (glacial acetic acid) is a colourless liquid that attracts more

Louis Slotin

Louis Slotin Louis Alexander Slotin (December 1 , 1910 – May 30 , 1946 ) was a Canadian physicist and chemist who took part in the Manhattan Project . He was born and raised in the North End of Winnipeg , Manitoba . After earning both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees fro more

History of saffron

History of saffron fresco from the excavation of Akrotiri on the Aegean island of Santorini . The history of saffron in human cultivation and use reaches back more than 3,000 years. and spans many cultures, continents, and civilizations. Saffron , a spice derived from the dried stigmas of t more

Uranium

Uranium Uranium () is a white/black metal lic chemical element in the actinide series of the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. It has 92 proton s and electron s, 6 of them valence electron s. It can have between 141 and 146 neutron s, with 143 and 146 in its most co more

DNA

DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms . The main role of DNA molecule s is the long-term storage of information . DNA is often compared to a set of blueprints, since it cont more

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