If I had to use a single word to describe aquariums, it would be “magical.” Whether you’re a child or a child at heart (like me!), it is easy to get lost with the turtles, sea lions, eels, sharks and any other aquatic life you can imagine. The exhibits closely mimic the sights, sounds and smells of each aquatic environment – so closely, that you might think you’re out in the ocean or in the middle of the Antarctic.
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I remember the event like it was yesterday. I was in the lab, rushing to complete my last experiment before the end of the day. All of a sudden I smelled smoke and a small flame erupted on the bench.
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News stories involving perfluorinated compounds have become more dominant over the past several years. They certainly seem to be noteworthy articles; however, if you’re like me, you feel like they’re drinking from a metaphorical firehose when trying to learn the relevant terminology.
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