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Posts tagged carbon dioxide

May 31, 2011

 

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Why Is Dry Ice Dry?

If you've ever received a special shipment of meat or seafood at home, it probably arrived surrounded by blocks of dry ice. What is dry ice?

May 20, 2011

 

plankton swimming

Estimating How Much Carbon Dioxide Was Available To Plankton

Scientists have reconstructed a one hundred thousand-year history of carbon dioxide.

May 5, 2011

 

two hands holding a globe of the earth

Earth’s Climate In The Year 3000

The future does not look so bright. What can be done to help stop global climate change?

February 2, 2011

 

A glass of white wine and a basket of bread on a table

Bread And Wine Are More Similar Than You Think!

Bread and wine have more in common than you might think... they both have yeast!

January 3, 2011

 

Empty champagne glasses

Does Champagne Taste Better In A Good Glass?

Champagne is a great to drink during times of celebration. Does the glass you pour champagne into matter?

November 26, 2010

 

5 jars of freshly made maple syrup

Sweet Sap: What Exactly Is Maple Syrup?

Why do sugar maple trees produce sweet sap?

October 18, 2010

 

cold diet coke can

From Fizz To Flat: The Science Of Soda Pop

"Soda", "pop", or "cola." There's a lot of science behind the fizz no matter what we call our beloved drink.

September 2, 2010

 

flame

Activation Energy, Fire, And Burning Sticks

How does fire pass from one burning stick to another unlit stick?

September 1, 2010

 

test tubes in a lab

Cynobacteria: The Future Of Fuel

Learn how scientists are using bacteria to create different types of fuels.

June 15, 2010

 

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Cockroaches V. Global Warming: Who Wins?

The consequences of global warming seem daunting for humans... but, what about cockroaches?

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