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Posts tagged kerosene

August 2, 2017

 

Bananas can be ripened by putting them in paper bags.

What Gas Ripens Fruit?

In the Old West, farmers thought the heat from kerosene stoves ripened fruit.

November 10, 2016

 

The difference between diesel and gasoline has to do with the average length and shape of the carbon chains each contains.

Some Fuel For Thought

What is the difference between gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel?

September 27, 2003

 

Agent Orange

This discovery led many scientists to believe that the dioxin content of Agent Orange was responsible for serious diseases suffered by Vietnam Veterans and the Vietnamese people.

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