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How pee brought you the modern world (video)

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2015 -- You might not believe it, but there was a time when urine, yes urine, was prized by chemists. Pee played a part in some of the most significant discoveries in science, and it helped shape the modern world. This week, Reactions looks at the reasons why pee was once the "number one" material in chemistry. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/BTFw5g0WzJ8.

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