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New highly reactive chemical discovered in the atmosphere

Millions of tonnes of a class of extremely reactive chemicals called hydrotrioxides can linger in the atmosphere for several hours, a new study has found, which could have implications for human health and the global climate. Chemicals interact extremely quickly with other compounds, and their presence means chemists will have to rethink how processes occur …

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A whole new type of highly reactive chemical has been discovered in the atmosphere

Every puff of air we take in is mostly nitrogen, with a generous helping of oxygen and a pinch of carbon dioxide. But dusting this atmospheric soup is a whole encyclopedia of different compounds and elements, some of which we can only speculate on. However, one of these mysteries has just been unraveled. Chemists have …

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Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu Outbreak: Watch out for these ‘super-spreader’ bird species

Which species of birds are great spreaders of bird flu? New research from Tufts University offers details. A new study by researchers at Tufts University details which species are super spreaders. When it comes to bird flu, more commonly known as bird flu, not all birds are created equal. “The scientific community has become accustomed …

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