News tagged with chloride ions

How plants can grow on salt-affected soils

It is common knowledge that salt consists of the cation sodium and the anion chloride. However, the substance used to season food has been a cause of great concern to farmers for some time now: In times of climate change, ...

dateJul 13, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Keeping the ions close: A new activity

Improving chemical reactions ranging from refining oil to building longer-lasting batteries means understanding the chemistry of acids and bases. Researchers discovered that when a strong acid such as hydrochloric acid (HCl) ...

dateAug 11, 2015 in Materials Science
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