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CAM Plants: Survival in the Desert

There are several mechanisms at work behind drought tolerance in plants, but one group of plants possesses a way to utilize that allows it to live in low-water conditions and even in arid regions of the world such as the desert. These plants are called Crassulacean acid metabolism plants, or CAM plants.
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Pasaporte Para Viajar a EEUU en Casos Doble Ciudadanía

Frecuentemente, las personas con doble ciudadanía se preguntan si pueden ingresar sin visa a Estados Unidos por turismo o negocios utilizando el pasaporte que es de un país incluido en el listado del Programa de Exención de Visas, aunque no residen habitualmente en dicho país. La respuesta es sí, aunque deben conocerse las excepciones y cuándo pueden surgir los problemas.
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Random Error vs. Systematic Error

No matter how careful you are, there is always error in a measurement. Error is not a "mistake"-it's part of the measuring process. In science, measurement error is called experimental error or observational error. There are two broad classes of observational errors: random error and systematic error .
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Middle English Language Explained

Middle English was the language spoken in England from about 1100 to 1500. Five major dialects of Middle English have been identified (Northern, East Midlands, West Midlands, Southern, and Kentish), but the "research of Angus McIntosh and others…supports the claim that this period of the language was rich in dialect diversity" (Barbara A.
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Dissolve Styrofoam in Acetone

Dissolving Styrofoam or another polystyrene product in acetone is a spectacular demonstration of the solubility of this plastic in an organic solvent. It also illustrates just how much air is in the Styrofoam. All you need to do is to pour a bit of acetone into a bowl, and place Styrofoam beads, packing peanuts, chunks of foam, or even a Styrofoam cup in the container.
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Why Do Atoms Create Chemical Bonds?

Atoms form chemical bonds to make their outer electron shells more stable. The type of chemical bond maximizes the stability of the atoms that form it. An ionic bond, where one atom essentially donates an electron to another, forms when one atom becomes stable by losing its outer electrons and the other atoms become stable (usually by filling its valence shell) by gaining the electrons.
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