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Should you keep tomatoes in the fridge?

The guys at Compound Chem say: yes and no. It all depends on how much the fruit has ripen and for how long will you keep the tomatoes in the fridge. So, here are some ideas: – don’t put tomatoes that did not ripen in the fridge – ripen tomatoes can be put for up […]

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CompoundChem mega infusion: chemistry of honey, cosmetics chemistry, antibiotics, insect venoms, aminoacids

The guys at Compound Chem do a great work with their chemistry articles. You don’t need to be a chemistry minor or the sorts to understand what is it about. Once you read what they are posting you are getting one step ahead of crazies that believe that vaccinations are bad or that GMOs will […]

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Recycle or the plastic cups will suffer forever of loneliness [image]

The guys at The Awkward Yeti have created the image from below. It is an image of a plastic cup that will remain forever alone because any other garbage will decompose. Poor plastic cup. Please recycle. Via IFL Science.

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Diseases: bubonic plague, ebola, herpes + where we donate vs what kills us

Right at the middle of the week I hit you with an article about diseases. Come on, you gotta love ’em. They show our nature and they are kind to the population by killing the weak ones. Kidding. diseases are bad and we must take every possible step in destroying it. Fortunately, vaccines and a […]

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Google Street View with Sounds – check it out now

You can check the Sounds of Google Street View in three locations for now: Place du Palais, Hapuna Beach, and Balboa Park. You will be able to move around like you do in Google Street View, but you will also hear the sounds that were recorded at that time. Now, that is something you need […]

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The geekiest numbers in the world [infographic]

The guys at Spiked Math have created a chart of the geekiest numbers in the Universe. IFL Science presented the image on their page and here is the same image for you to enjoy too. So: – 42 is the answer to the ultimate question in life – 1138 is the number that shows often […]

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Chemistry: what makes beer well… beer?

Compound Chem has created a great infographic about beer and the chemical substances that gives beer its bitterness and flavor. Since I am a fan of beer there was a matter of time before I would publish another blog post about beer 😀 How is a beer created, in steps: 1. milling – dried barley […]

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The chemistry of insect repellent. We have some of it too

Mosquitos and other nasty little thingies are attracted by our sweat and the carbon dioxide we exhale. Nature has taught many plants to fend offf the insect and they evolved to have some natural insect repellant. Even humans have some types of insect repellent, or maybe it should be called insect invisibility cloak. That substance […]

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If we’re evolving why are there apes?

As IFL Science showed on their Facebook page it is because we didn’t evolved from apes, but because we and the apes have a common ancestor, way back million o years. How coudl the scientist find something like this? DNA, that freaking 2 meter lon acidic molecule that holds the key to all life on […]

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The science of sunscreen [infographic]

The good guys at Compound Chem have created the infographic from below in regards to the sunscreen, what type of UV radiation they protect us from and what chemical compounds are used. The sunscreens offer protection against UVA radiation, 95% or the total UV radiation with 320-400 nm wavelength, and UVB radiation, about 5% of […]

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