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Contact: Michael Woods
American Chemical Society


Caption: Biochemists report that a full detonation of a sample of a new type of nitrogen-rich explosive produces fewer toxic byproducts and is easier to handle than its carbon-rich counterparts.

Credit: Courtesy of Michael Goebel, Ludwig-Maximilians University

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Related news release: American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 21, 2008

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