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Posts tagged zinc

November 11, 2013

 

Close-up of a sink with hot and cold faucet handles.

The Magnificent Pompeii Worm

The Pompeii worm proves invincible to the world's harshest conditions.

March 24, 2011

 

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Clams Are Great Pollution Detectors

Can you imagine that the lowly clam would take on a role as water based pollution detector?

February 12, 2010

 

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Why Stainless Steel Does Not Rust But Other Metals Do

Have you ever wondered why stainless steel does not rust?

April 25, 2005

 

Zinc and Colds

You may have heard you should take zinc for a cold. Is there any scientific evidence that zinc gets rid of colds? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 16, 2004

 

Nice Set of Pipes

Whether heard in a church or concert hall, the tones of a pipe organ are unmistakable. These massive instruments can weigh many tons, but how do they work?

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