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Oxygen: The Molecule that Made the World book

Oxygen: The Molecule that Made the World. Nick Lane

Oxygen: The Molecule that Made the World


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ISBN: 0198607830,9780198607830 | 388 pages | 10 Mb


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Oxygen: The Molecule that Made the World Nick Lane
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA




A very mind expanding and thought provoking book. Oxygen is usually found as a molecule made up of two atoms. Three hundred million years ago, in Carboniferous times, dragonflies grew as big as seagulls, with wingspans of nearly a metre. Oxygen: The molecule that made the world (Popular Science) by Nick Lane. The nanoparticles could improve the effectiveness of photodynamic therapy. Production volumes and purity levels increased while costs decreased. There is a lot more here than you might be expecting even from the title. Scientists in Canada have made nanoparticles that release singlet oxygen when a laser beam is shone on them. If you have an interest in antioxidants, nutrition, aging, science or just want a good book to read, this is it. After World War II, new technologies brought significant improvements to the air separation process used to produce oxygen. Author Nick Lane presents a captivating. This is the basis of photodynamic therapy, a treatment for some cancers. Oxygen has had extraordinary effects on life. Under the right conditions, oxygen, light and photosensitiser molecules combine to generate a short-lived poisonous oxygen species called singlet oxygen. ( Symbol O ) A nonmetallic element constituting 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume that occurs as a diatomic gas, O 2 , and in many compounds.

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