Acid

Acid Rain

Acid rain forms when sulfur and nitrogen dioxides combine with moisture in the atmosphere to produce rain, snow, or another kind of precipitation. This kind of pollution may also be suspended in fog or deposited in a dry form. Acid rain is most common in North America and Europe. Acid rain has also been detected […]

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Acid Rain

The Damaging Effects of Acid Rain Modern society is becoming overwhelmed with great amounts of pollution from cars, factories and an overabundance of garbage. The immense amounts of sulphur dioxide emitted into the air causes high levels of acid in the atmosphere. When this sulphuric acid is absorbed into moisture in the air, poignant rainfalls […]

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Acid Rain

Acid Rain The damaging effects of acid rain on society is becoming overwhelmed with great amounts of pollution from cars, factories and an large amounts of garbage. The immense amounts of sulphur dioxide put into the air causes high levels of acid in the atmosphere. When this sulphuric acid is absorbed into moisture in the […]

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To What Extent Does Acid Precipitation Affect Anne

lids?In order to truly understand acid rain and it’s eventual effect on earthworms, it would be best to look at the causes of acid rain. How and why does altered acidity in precipitation have a devastating effect? Acid rain is charecterized as “Precipitation that has a pH lower than about 5.0″ (Allaby, Michael (1994) Ecology, […]

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GHB, or Gamma-Hydroxy Butyric Acid is an intoxicat

GHBing chemical with medical, recreational, and potentially entheogenic uses. It is a normal component of mammalian metabolism. It is naturally found in every cell in the human body and is most properly considered a nutrient. It is believed to be a neurotransmitter, although it is still unknown as to whether it exhibits all of the […]

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Tranexamic Acid

Uncontrolled bleeding is the leading cause of preventable deaths among soldiers. Doctors in Afghanistan normally use a tourniquet; a band that is tied around the bleeding area to stop bleeding or a drug known as Tranexamic acid, which helps to stop bleeding. A 2010 study showed that if injected within 8 hours of injury tranexamic […]

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Lauric Acid

Lauric acid, also known as Dodecanoic Acid, was discovered in 1849 by Marrsson T. It was first discovered in Lauraceae seeds, but it is also commonly found in soaps, vegetable oil, coconut oil, and breast milk. Lauric Acid is a clear, solid compound that is insoluble in water. It also comes in the form of […]

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Factors Contribute to the Acidity of Water

The acidity in natural water can be caused by the bedrock and soil composition of the area around the stream. This factor can be considered as one of the most important factor that influence the pH of the water. Soils contain calcium, limestone and a layer of sand or gravel with a granite base. The […]

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Aspirin Synthesis

A. Abstract Aspirin is the common name for the compound acetylsalicylic acid, widely used as a fever reducer and as a pain killer. The first part of the experiment aims to synthesize aspirin from the reaction of salicylic acid with acetic anhydride with the aid of phosphoric acid as a catalyst. The second part of […]

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Acid rains and its causes

The term acid rains are commonly used to mean a deposition of acid components in rain, snow fog, dew or dry particles. That is the rains that are acidified.

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