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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||The 'Elemental' Foundation of Chemistry: Atoms, Molecules, Elements, Compounds, Mixtures, and States of Matter - New Identities?: Physical and Chemical Change - An Insider's Perspective: The Internal Workings of Atoms and Molecules - Powering the Planet: Hydrocarbons and Fossil Fuels - From Diamonds to Plastics: Carbon's Elemental Forms, Addition Polymers and Substituted Hydrocarbons - The Flavor of Our World: The Oxygen-Containing Organic Compounds We Drink, Smell, and Taste - Health and Energy: Carbohydrates, Fats, and Oils - The Chemistry of Medication and Clothing: Condensation Polymers, Especially Those Containing Nitrogen - The Molecules That Make You What You Are: Nucleic Acids, Proteins, and Hormones - Chemicals in Our Bodies and Our Environment: Vitamins, Food Additives, Pesticides and More - Chemistry in Water: Salts, Acids, and Bases - Batteries, Fuel Cells, and the Hydrogen Economy: Oxidation and Reduction - Fit to Drink: Water Sources, Pollution, and Purification - Dirty Air, Dirty Lungs: Air Pollution - Stratospheric Chemistry and the Ozone Layer: A Thin Veil of Protection - Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect - Radioactivity, Nuclear Energy and Solar Energy: The Core of Matter|