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Decade-old projects to fix bridges moves forward

...stopped two years later, after DOT realized a "rare chemical reaction" caused concrete support columns to overheat...the Savannah River was delayed in 2012 after a rare chemical reaction known as delayed ettringite formation caused concrete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-24/decade-old-projects-fix-brid
BP Amoco issues blast conclusions

...blames an unforeseen, and previously unheard of, chemical reaction for an explosion that killed three of its workers...tank had been filled with hot polymer waste. The chemical reaction made materials inside the tank like an "M&M candy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/14/met_318608.shtml
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The Red Planet was once a wet planet

...years through a combination of chemical reaction and the bombardment of asteroids...planet. The H2 comes from a chemical reaction, called dissociation, that...atmosphere, triggered a complex chemical reaction that ultimately resulted in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/30/tec_330655.shtml
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1 worker hurt in chemical leak at Dalton plant

...Interstate 75. A worker was adding a chemical into a reactor to produce maleic anhydride, Satterfield said. A chemical reaction quickly produced a vapor that escaped before the worker could shut a lid.That worker, whose name was not released...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/1-worker-hurt-chemical-leak-d
15 feared dead, 160 injured in Texas blast

...University. It is stable, but if its components are heated up sufficiently, they break apart in a runaway explosive chemical reaction, he said."The hotter it is, the faster the reaction will happen," he said. "That really happens almost instantaneously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-04-18/15-feared-dead-160-injured-t
Pupils learn about "goo" at Fort Discovery

...Jenkins, 5, said the substance felt like a "squishy mashed potato." Actually, the substance was the result of a chemical reaction. Colby, a kindergartner from Lincoln County Elementary School, and other area children created the slime and participated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/21/met_13946.shtml
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Catalytic converter thieves strike twice

...removed four more, according to authorities. Catalytic converters reduce the toxicity of vehicle emissions through a chemical reaction involving several precious metals, including platinum. It's the mix of precious metals that makes the parts especially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/24/met_505164.shtml
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Ozone levels can drop with simple measures

...Augusta area. It's a time when ground ozone levels increase because sunlight exposure and extreme heat cause a chemical reaction with gas vapors and other vehicle emissions. "The heat is the catalyst that causes it," said Sangeetha Rao...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/23/met_381907.shtml
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Cooler, cleaner air expected to come with front

...Adam Myrick said."Any time we have stagnant conditions, very hot conditions, it triggers essentially what is a chemical reaction in the atmosphere, and that creates what is known as ozone," he said.Atlanta and Columbia experienced ozone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-07-10/cooler-cleaner-air-expected-c
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It's in your head: a brain chemical made you grab those fries

...will be presented at an Agriculture Department conference Wednesday on why people eat what they eat. It found the chemical reaction is especially pronounced in females. "The brain and diet work very closely together. We can't escape that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/03/tec_272493.shtml
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