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Chemical Structure of DNA – Infographic

Chemical Makeup of DNA

IWe hear about DNA all the time, from crime shows to genealogy services, but what is it?  It’s the building block of all life.  The slight differences in the arrangement of the four base molecules can mean the difference between an organism being a tree or a walrus, or a human.  Today’s infographic explains in detail just how this interesting double helix polymer is built, what holds it together, and how it acts to make all life what it is. [VIA]

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Infographic – Mummy Brown and Other Historical Colors

Mummy Brown and Other Historical Colors

Throughout time, we have always been making art and then looking for colors to create art that was more and more realistic.  There have been unique combinations of chemicals and materials in the past that have created some interesting colors, not to mention some that when you think about what they’re made of can be downright creepy or dangerous.  Check out some of these historical colors, many of which are no longer made for a variety of reasons.  [VIA]

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