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What speeds up a chemical reaction?

What speeds up a chemical reaction?

Learn about the role of yeast in this fun decomposition reaction.
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What speeds up a chemical reaction?

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Catalytic Converters

Catalytic converters use noble metals as catalysts to speed up chemical reactions. This makes vehicle emissions less harmful.
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Catalytic Converters

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How is Ethanol Made?

Ethanol is a biofuel that can power a car. Learn about the enzymes, catalysts and processes like fermentation involved in ethanol production.
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How is Ethanol Made?

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Green Chemistry 101

Green chemistry is a field that looks at the sustainability of products and processes designed by people.
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Green Chemistry 101