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Life traces in Mars rock probably came from Earth

WASHINGTON -- Organic chemicals found in a Martian rock may be contamination from Earth and not...lived inside the rock and left behind fossil-like blobs and organic chemicals. "Neither paper changes our original hypothesis," said Everett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/16/tec_220711.shtml
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Space snowballs may be hitting atmosphere

...daily, adding to the planet's water and delivering organic chemicals that may have been the original basis for life here...oceans." The snowball-like objects also may carry organic chemicals that "may well have nurtured the development of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/29/tec_209090.shtml
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Scientists discover Hale-Bopp spewing building blocks of life

...Hale-Bopp comet, now putting on a spectacular celestial show as it hurtles away from the sun, is spewing tons of organic chemicals of the type scientists say could have been the building blocks of life. "Most of what we're seeing is water ice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/28/tec_206005.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...prevent landfills or farmers from using sludge that contains any level of polychlorinated biphenyls, man-made organic chemicals banned in 1979. Offi cials said the chemicals are being illegally dumped and are ending up in sewer treatment plants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-25/across-south-carolina
YEAR 2013 Drinking Water Quality Report Hephzibah Water Works (GA ...

...agriculture, urban storm runoff and residential uses. * Organic chemical contaminants, including synthetic and volatile organic chemicals, which are by-products of industrial processes and petroleum production, and can, come from gas stations, urban...

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Planning trip to Mars requires consideration of harmful contamination

...Wednesday. The NRC urged NASA to establish "zones of minimal biological risk" by sending automated probes to test for organic chemicals or other life forms. Astronauts could then be sent to areas with the lowest possible risk of encountering life that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/04/tec_342343.shtml
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Water color changes concern residents

...higher-than-normal levels of volatile organic chemicals, contaminates that often come...officials this morning so volatile organic chemicals testing can be conducted. Utility...require them to check for volatile organic chemicals only once every three years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/24/met_289887.shtml
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Business bits

...of the Arthritis Foundation as a director of public relations. Ronald C. Lindsay has been named superintendent, Organic Chemicals Division, by the Eastman Chemical Company. Mark B. Williamson has joined Kilpatrick Stockton's litigation practice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/13/bus_238856.shtml
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The cost of compliance

...look on a chart and know we're nonattainment." Ground-level ozone is a mix of nitrogen oxides and volatile organic chemicals. Most often the result of industrial pollution and vehicle emissions, ozone is a particular health risk in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/18/bus_308095.shtml
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School lab blast injures one

...using a hot piece of glass to open a sealed ampul for a graduate student and accidentally ignited the mixture of organic chemicals, containing highly flammable cycloheptatriene. "I've done this possibly thousands of times, and this has never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/14/met_313018.shtml
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