Molecule of the Week
This molecule was originally selected on March 1, 2004
Regarding this week’s selected substance:
Sodium bicarbonate is a time-honored remedy
for acid indigestion. It gives off CO2 when it is heated, which makes
cakes and cookies rise during baking. It can also remove ink buildup
from printing presses, and it is an environmentally friendly alternative
to sandblasting for removing graffiti from buildings.
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