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    Sulfur Mustard Oil

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    SHE task How could mustard gas be used as a chemotherapy drug? Introduction Sulfur mustard, commonly known as mustard gas is a chemical that, after inhaled, ingested, or come in contact with eyes or skin, can cause a long winded death (Palermo, 2017). Mustard gas is known as a “vesicant”, other Sulfur based agents are also known as this because of the blistering effect all vesicants create (Heller, 2017). It is usually known for its use in World War 1 and Germany’s use of it within the last century. It’s less known for its chemotherapeutic side effects that could possibly extend many cancer patients’ lives. Effects on the human body Sulfur mustard is illustrated by the mixture of ethylene and sulfur dichloride which creates a reaction, the…

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    Chemical Agent Detector, Viking Spectratrak GC/MS, as well as various types of OSHA approved protective clothing and gasmasks. The Viking Spectratrak, costing $100,000, provides lab quality analysis scanning and compares samples to a library of 62,000 chemical signatures, while the M-8 papers test for blister agents droplets and cost $1 for a book of 25 test sheets (OSHA n.d.). Since vesicants may be present in liquid (droplets) of vapor (aerosol) form, these two devices can provide detection of…

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    projection of these ideals onto her daughter. Jeanette’s comparison of history to a mustard-oozing, flavorful sandwich symbolizes her messy perception of the world and religion and its contrast with that of her mother. When Jeanette explains the process of storytelling, she describes the product as not a “seamless wonder but a sandwich laced with mustard of my own” (95). The clean cheese and beef sandwiches Jeanette’s mother always prepares for her, representing the ideals that she projects onto…

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    Hot Dogs Research Paper

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    At every barbeque, picnic, outing, or family get together, hot dogs are consumed. Millions of people adore hot dogs, and just cannot get enough of them. Millions are bought and devoured by the human race. They can be grilled or boiled, and then you can put ketchup, mustard, onions, and other delicious condiments on top. Most people are too busy adoring the food to ask, what is really in a hot dog? The first ingredient is mechanically separated meat. It is light pink and looks like strawberry…

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    Looking at the period table, there are many elements, but Magnesium is the one needed for or enzymes to function properly. In addition to this, Magnesium has other roles to play in one’s daily life. In fact, the element is the eighth most prominent in the earth’s crust, but it isn’t a free metal. Thankfully, there are numerous minerals in Magnesium. Two of the most common minerals are dolomite and magnesite. These minerals and the element itself can be discovered in sea water. Saying this, come…

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    Where did phosphite come from? During WWII, rock phosphate was used as a white phosphorus incendiary and smoke screen. The shortage of rock phosphate concerned ag-officials and they began to look for alternative sources of phosphorus fertilizers. As a result, phosphonates were first considered as fertilizers in Germany and the United States during the 1930s and '40s. Rock phosphate is the beginning of most commercially made phosphorus products in the market today. Without the phosphate, many…

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    Silver Tarnishing Lab

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    silver sulfide and hydrogen gas. The balanced chemical equation is 2Ag (s) + H2S (g) → Ag2S (s) + H2. This is a single replacement reaction. This reaction most commonly occurs through contact with hydrogen sulfide in the air - although direct contact with substances that contain sulfur can cause tarnishing. Silver tarnishes very quickly when it is exposed to air that contains high levels of ozone, sulfur, or hydrogen sulfide. Silver tarnish appears as a discoloring over the surface of the…

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    Selenium Research Paper

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    5-CinthiaV-Selenium The name of my element is Selenium. The element symbol is “Se”. Selenium was discovered in Sweden by Jons Jacob Berzelius in 1817. Selenium is an origin for a greek word meaning moon. Selenium has four energy levels. In the first energy level, it has two electrons. The second energy level has eight electrons. The third energy level has 18 electrons. The fourth energy level has six valence electrons. Selenium has forty-five neutrons. Selenium has the…

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    reaction. The copper sulfate pentahydrate is a solid chunk of rock which looks like a crystal, it is a bright royal blue color and was hard to break up when grinding. When heated, the CuSO4*5H2O began to turn white, first at the bottom and around the edges, then throughout the whole test tube. The heat caused the copper sulfate pentahydrate to steam and created a water vapor around the top of the tube. After heating it smelled burnt and changed into a yellowish white color, which looked like…

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    categorized as either active or passive systems. [2] Controlling AMD generation is often done by reducing the contact between the minerals and dissolved oxygen or blending minerals to decrease the acid generating reaction. Flooding, and land or water storage are a couple ways of reducing the contact between AMD generating elements. Flooding and sealing abandoned mines traps the dissolved oxygen, which is consumed by mineral-oxidizing microorganisms. Underwater storage is implemented by using…

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