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14-Jul-2014

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Cocaine, cash and chemistry: 4 scientifically rich facts about money (video)

IMAGE: Chances are those dollars in your pocket have a trace of cocaine on them. Don't worry -- most bank notes have at least a little coke on them. Your cash...

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WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 -- Chances are those dollars in your pocket have a trace of cocaine on them. Don't worry -- most bank notes in the U.S. do. Your cash also contains invisible ink and has likely been through a washing machine before it came out of the ATM. For more, watch this week's Reactions episode, which features a stack of chemistry facts about the almighty dollar. The video is available at http://youtu.be/bAIwFaPycaU.

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