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‘Sodium Rhythms’ In The Body Discovered In Space Simulations
2013-01-09 10:45:09

A researcher has used the Russian space simulation program Mars500 to discover 'sodium rhythms' in the human body, a discover that turns conventional wisdom about salt in the body on its head.

High Salt In Diet Could Signify Social Inequality
2013-01-08 18:57:11

If variety is the spice of life, then, according to a new study published in the journal BMJ Open, salt very well could be the spice of death.

2012-12-12 05:02:37

A new study shows a link between children and teenagers’ increased sodium intake and their risk of developing high blood pressure, which grows if the child or teen is overweight or obese.

Multiple-GPU Computer Can Hack Any Windows Password In Under Six Hours
2012-12-11 14:17:45

Earlier this week, a password expert unveiled a new computer which uses the strong muscle of multiple GPUs to burn through password data at blazing speed.


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2005-05-25 18:44:16

In chemistry, salt is a general term used for ionic compounds composed of positively charged cations and negatively charged anions, so that the product is neutral and without a net charge. These ions can be inorganic (Cl-) as well as organic (CH3-COO-) and monoatomic (F-) as well as polyatomic ions (SO42-). Solutions of salts in water are called electrolytes. Electrolytes as well as molten salts conduct electricity. Zwitterions are salts that contain an anionic center and a cationic...

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  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
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