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Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with chemical production and the manufacture of products through chemical processes. This includes designing equipment, systems and processes for refining raw materials and for mixing, compounding and processing chemicals to make valuable products.

Yes - Plastic bottles by Montgomery Cty Division of Solid Waste Services is marked with CC BY 2.0.

How Plastics Are Made In A Factory

By: Tony Nguyen, Journalist
Plastics are made from oil and natural gas. Before manufactured plastics were used, people used plastics from plants, such as sap. Now, people use manufactured plastics made from fossil fuels.
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Morning Rainstorm Over Vesuvius and Pompeii by Trey Ratcliff is marked with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

Chemical Rainmakers

By: Yusuf Lashin, Journalist
Do you want to know how China is trying to create Chemical Rain? Well, read this article to find out!
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Elon Musk by jdlasica is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Are Elon Musk’s Flamethrowers Safe?

By: Jason Reznikov, Journalist
The rumor that I’m secretly creating a zombie apocalypse to generate demand for flamethrowers is completely false — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 28, 2018
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Sue at Field Museum, Chicago by mookiefl is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

Can We Bring Back the Dinosaurs?

The Dinosaurs were wiped out 65 million years ago by a meteorite. The question remains: can we get them back?
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What Happens When You Fall Asleep?

What Happens When You Fall Asleep?

By: Izaak Shaker, Journalist

Your brain has an internal clock, called the SCN (suprachiasmatic nucleus). When the brain gets signaled that it is nighttime, the SCN sends messages to the pineal gland. The pineal gland controls melatonin,...

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Nuclear Energy Atomic Energy by Sakucae is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Nuclear Power

Nuclear power comes from splitting atoms, such as Uranium, in a reactor to heat water and then make steam.
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AeroFarms’ Vertical Farming

AeroFarm is reexamining how we grow our food by planting it vertically, to provide us all fresh and cheap produce. Vertical farming uses technology to quickly produce food. 
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Wicker Hair Lifestyle: Blonde Blast To emphasize this beautiful blonde hair, the color of the clothing was muted out! Shared by wickerparadise.com by Wicker Paradise is licensed under CC BY 2.0

What Bleaching Does To Your Hair

Thinking about bleaching your hair? Want to know more about the consequences... or rather, the reward??? Well then this article is for you. In this article I talk about what could possibly go wrong and right and whether you could recover from those possible damages that you would do to your hair.
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Rock salt crystals by włodi is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

How Does Salt Melt Snow?

Why does salt, a component that seasons our foods, melt ice? This all starts with frozen water, that is what snow an ice are made up of after all.
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Image Source:  More fun with dry ice by niclas is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The Wonders Of Dry Ice And How It Is Used

Have you ever wondered "what is dry ice," or "what is dry ice used for?" Well this article will tell you about the uses of dry ice and how it works.
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2DU colombia 24 by CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

The Effect of Pesticides on the Environment

Many arguments have been raised about pesticides - does it harm the environment or does it help farmers make money? The answer is both, but first we should explain what organic foods are.
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Plasmodium by Carolina Biological Supply Company is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Slime Robots

What comes to mind when you think of robots? The conventional robot is something that most of us can name: a solid machine that rolls or walks to move around. Now imagine a robot that can move fluidly...
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