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Scientists have discovered a fireproof property of DNA

fireproof  DNAThe Polytechnic Institute of Turin recently tested in the laboratory of the natural properties of the macromolecule. A team of scientists dissolved the collected DNA in water, then cover this composition cotton cloth. Then they dry it and tried to set fire to the fabric.

A biological material worked exactly as ammonium phosphate – a connection that is often used as a fire-resistant coating. And they are usually protected from fire such polymeric materials, such as polyolefins, polystyrene, spandex, electrical insulation, and many others. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 23, 2013 in Historical, Mysterious, Science

 

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