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Contact: Michael Bernstein
American Chemical Society

Salt, Pink Diamonds and DNA: 5 Surprising Facts about Crystals

Caption: Many people think of crystals as little more than sparkly things behind glass cases in museums. But crystals are everywhere, from the dinner table to the human body. Because 2014 is the International Year of Crystallography, Reactions is celebrating with a video highlighting five surprising facts about crystals. The video is available at http://youtu.be/urq8SuPMZ_w.

Credit: The American Chemical Society

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