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Strange Chemistry: The Stories Your Chemistry Teacher Wouldn't Tell You

by Steven Farmer
Format
Book
Published
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2017.
Language
English
ISBN
9781119265269 (pbk.)
Contents
  • If you do not know anything chemistry, this chapter is for you
  • The only true aphrodisiac and other chemical extremes
  • The poisons in everyday things
  • Why old books smell good and other mysteries of everyday objects
  • Bath salts and other drugs of abuse
  • Why oil is such a big part of our lives
  • Why junior mints are shiny and other weird facts about your food
  • The radioactive banana and other natural radioactivity
  • Chemistry is explosive!
  • The chemistry in breaking bad and other popular culture
  • Why you shouldn't use illegally made drugs : the real reason.
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pages cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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