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Antioxidant

Antioxidant glutathione . The yellow sphere is the redox-active sulfur atom that provides antioxidant activity, while the red, blue, white, and dark grey spheres represent oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen, and carbon atoms, respectively. An antioxidant is a molecule capable of slowing or preventing th more

Sun

Sun The Sun () is the star at the center of the Solar System . It is a medium size star. The Earth and other matter (including other planet s, asteroid s, meteoroid s, comet s and dust ) orbit the Sun, which by itself accounts for about 99.8% of the solar system 's mass . Energy from the Sun, more

Coeliac disease

Coeliac disease Coeliac disease, also spelled celiac disease, is an autoimmune disorder of the small bowel that occurs in genetically predisposed people of all ages from middle infancy. Symptoms include chronic diarrhoea , failure to thrive (in children) and fatigue , but these may be absent a more

Diamond

Diamond Diamond is an allotrope of carbon . It is the hardest known natural material and the third-hardest known material after aggregated diamond nanorods and ultrahard fullerite . Its hardness and high dispersion of light make it useful for industrial applications and jewelry . Diamon more

Convention on Psychotropic Substances

Convention on Psychotropic Substances The Convention on Psychotropic Substances is a United Nations treaty designed to control psychoactive drug s such as amphetamine s, barbiturate s, and psychedelics . During the 1960s, drug use increased greatly around the world, especially in Western nations. more

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