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A cluster of atoms in a ferromagnetic substance, all of which align in the same direction in the presence of an external magnetic field.

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Cation

A positive ion, an atom or group of atoms that has lost one or more electrons.

Solvation

The process by which solvent molecules surround and interact with solute ions or molecules.

Kinetic-molecular Theory

A theory, that attempts to explain macroscopic observations on gases in microscopic observations on gases in microscopic observations on gases in microscopic or molecular terms.

Alpha Particles

A helium nucleus.

Density

Density is the ratio b/w Mass and Volume: D=M/V

Covalent Bond

Chemical bond formed by the sharing of one or more electron pairs between two atoms.

Reducing Agent

The substance that reduces another substance and is oxidized.

Coordination Number

In describing crystals, the number of nearest neighbours of an atom or ion. The number of donor atoms coordinated to a metal.

Inhibitory Catalyst

An inhibitor, a catalyst that decreases the rate of reaction.

Harmful Chemicals Found In Food

It's getting close to New Years and many people are starting to think about how to lose those extra pounds they managed to gain over the holidays. There are many sorts of diets and fads that have developed over the years from cutting carbs to cutting protein. Everyone has their own opinion as to which one is healthy or not and which produces the best results. There is one thing that almost every can agree on. That being high sugar and caffeine products like sodas are not good for you, but those are not the only dangers found in food and beverages.