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SC peppers ranked the world's the hottest

...has peppers from other pots and other plants that have comparable heat. The science of hot peppers centers around chemical compounds called capsaicinoids. The higher concentration the hotter the pepper, said Cliff Calloway, the Winthrop University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-26/sc-peppers-worlds-hottest
Beware fireworks dangers

...mixture per item; other sparkling items which are non-explosive and nonaerial and contain 75 grams or less of chemical compound per tube or a total of 200 grams or less for multiple tubes; snake and glow worms; trick noise makers which include...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-12-31/beware-fireworks-dangers
Study links 'spice' use to kidney damage

...circumvent laws that prohibit certain compounds."When we first started off a few years ago, the list for outlawed chemical compounds fit on one page," he said. Now that list is up to 35 pages and continues to grow each year, he said.Rollins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-03-03/study-links-spice-use-
Crime Scene Unit helps solve cold cases

...the scene, Fanning said. There are some fluorescent powders that can make fingerprints visible, or different chemical compounds that will tell if a liquid is blood or another biological fluid.The collection of evidence is tedious and painstaking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-06-10/crime-scene-unit-helps
NC lawmakers approve fake marijuana ban

...gas stations, convenience stores and head shops.The products mix herbs and spices that are then sprayed with a chemical compound similar to the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. It is smoked from pipes or after rolling it in paper.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-03/nc-lawmakers-approve-outlawi
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Burke County drinking water plant to remain closed after mining chemical detected

Elevated levels of alum ? a chemical compound suspected in last week's Brier Creek fish kill ? were detected at the city of Waynesboro, Ga.'s drinking water filtration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-10-26/burke-county-drinking-water-
Students use clickers to give answers

...the television program Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Ms. Sauers doesn't mumble through a lecture, drawing chemical compounds on a chalkboard. She faces a 300-student class with her computer screen projected on the wall behind her and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/18/met_144124.shtml
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Carolina fireworks sales could boom despite Georgia business

...fountains that contain as much as 75 grams of explosive chemical compound, snappers and glow worms are legal in Georgia...fountains containing 75 grams or less of an explosive chemical compound, snappers, glow wormsWHAT'S ILLEGAL: Roman candles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/03/met_457690.shtml
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Mating scent of female cockroaches identified

...Cornell lab. But Roelofs said his team found that the chemical compound in the gland was too heat-sensitive to analyze...removal from the insect, reacted only to a specific chemical compound in the pheromone, thus allowing the researchers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/18/liv_443464.shtml
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International space mission reaches Saturn this week

...launched into the murky atmosphere of Titan. The frozen moon intrigues scientists because it may have many of the chemical compounds that existed on Earth before life began. Named for 17th century Saturn observers Jean Dominique Cassini and Christiaan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/29/liv_420621.shtml
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