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Posts tagged cellulose

September 22, 2011

 

monkey

Some Monkeys Chew Their Cud?

Proboscis monkeys from Borneo and cows do have something in common: They both chew their cuds.

December 16, 2010

 

Old books that are falling apart

Why Do Some Old Books Turn Yellow And Fall Apart?

You go to the library and check out an old book. When opening the book, you notice the pages are yellow and falling apart. Why is this happening?

December 15, 2010

 

Homemade paper drying

The Chemical Process Of Cellulose To Paper

How does cellulose turn into paper? What chemistry is occurring?

April 28, 2009

 

Purple pipe organ sponges

Terminator Sponges

Learn about Terminator Sponges on this Moment of Science.

April 22, 2009

 

Old diesel fuel pump

Diesel Fungus: Alternative Energy From Fungus

Learn about alternative energy sources other than solar and wind power.

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