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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
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-
EPA tightens drinking water standards

...trichloroethylene, acrylamide and epichlorohydrin). All four chemical compounds can cause cancer.Two of the compounds (tetrachloroethylene...contaminationJackson said the EPA will issue new rules on the four chemical compounds within the next year. Staff Writer Rob Pavey contributed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-03-22/epa-tightens-drinking-water-
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Fish detect water hazards

...researcher Richard Winn carries a bacterial gene that serves as a target for DNA damage or mutation. With 2,000 new chemical compounds entering the market annually, Dr. Winn says he believes his transgenic Japanese fish can complement lab mice in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/20/tec_339633.shtml
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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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California dairies are turning manure to money

...double-digit unemployment. But according to air officials, the state's cows also contribute about 10 percent of the chemical compounds that combine in the atmosphere to produce ozone, a principal component in the smog that plagues the San Joaquin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/27/liv_423384.shtml
Life & style
Freeze-dried bodies are an alternative to cremation

...environmental drawbacks. Burial, for example, no longer is a quick, natural return of all the body's organic chemical compounds and minerals to the soil. In modern burials, bodies usually are embalmed and sealed inside a metal coffin. It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/14/tec_338650.shtml
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Another way to clean your teeth

...first noted that an extract from it inhibited growth of several common mouth bacteria. They went on to isolate six chemical compounds that demonstrated antimicrobial activity and presumably help kill the oral pathogens responsible for disease...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/26/tec_285830.shtml
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Plants tell 'good bugs' when they're in trouble

...ignore plants that did not contain the pests it feasted on. The researchers found that plants released certain chemical compounds, or signals, that drew in the wasps toward the pests. The "good bugs" only flew toward plants where the pests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/14/met_230878.shtml
Metro
Designing medicine

...design and pharmaceutical companies in the fight against cancer. Its secret is a revolutionary process for designing chemical compounds and predicting their effect on humans using computer-mapped DNA models and Dr. Hendry's patented 3-D molecular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/10/bus_227807.shtml
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