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A Riddle of Positive Ion Proportions

What do cell culture, cooking beans, and soft water all have in common? You just gotta get rid of those pesky calcium and magnesium ions. To transfer cells to a new container, use EDTA to CHELATE IT OUT! To soften those bean skins and prevent the beans from exploding, use salt to ION EXCHANGE IT OUT! To keep your shampoo properly beautifying those tresses, DOUBLE-WHAMMY IT OUT!
posted by sunnichka on Jan 15, 2013 - 9 comments

We Bond Ionically - A Love Story

Good Chemistry. [SLYT]
posted by sharpener on May 27, 2012 - 13 comments

We're all gonna die! We're all gonna....oh wait, maybe not.

We're all gonna die! We're all gonna....oh wait, maybe not. NASA's got some "bad news for Anthrax", and we can thank better space greenhouse designs. The concept seems to be akin to a stove fan, but it's so much more. It's super-duper-pathogen-killing-fan. It's a pathogen killing machine.
posted by Salmonberry on Feb 1, 2002 - 3 comments

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