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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.

2012-11-05 10:49:18

New studies support limiting daily sodium consumption to less than 1,500 milligrams.

How Can Ingesting Silver Turn Your Skin Blue
2012-10-31 04:28:31

Brown University researchers describe how ingesting too much silver can cause argyria, a rare condition that turns a patient's skin a striking shade of grayish blue.


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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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Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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