2011

Chemicals for Life and Living

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ISBN: 978-3-642-20272-8 (Print) 978-3-642-20273-5 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Essentials of Life

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      Water

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      Pages 15-26

      Air

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      Pages 27-37

      Life Itself (A): How Do We Get Energy to Live by?

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      Pages 39-49

      Life Itself (B): Why Are We Like Our Parents?

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      Pages 51-69

      Clothing and Shelters: Polymeric Material

  3. Enhancing Human Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-86

      Mineral Nutrition

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      Pages 87-107

      Stories of Drug Developments

  4. For the Fun of Life

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Pages 111-117

      Fireworks: A Carnivals of Chemicals

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      Pages 119-124

      Light Stick, Firefly, and Color TV

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      Pages 125-136

      Ceramics

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      Pages 137-147

      Diamond, Graphite, Graphene, Bucky Ball and Nanotube (Fun with Carbon)

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      Pages 149-154

      Perfumes

  5. What Are the Earth and the Universe Made of?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155

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      Pages 157-163

      Chemistry of the Universe: What Is It Made of?

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      Pages 165-174

      Chemistry of the Earth

  6. Chemicals that May Cause Problems: Poisons, Pollutants, and Others

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 175-175

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      Pages 177-187

      Environmental Issues: Heavy Metal Pollutants and Others

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      Pages 189-195

      Environmental Issues: Organic Pollutants

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      Pages 197-216

      Use, Abuse, and Misuse of Chemicals

  7. Appendix: Essentials of Chemistry

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 217-217

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      Pages 219-222

      Domain of Chemistry

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      Pages 223-254

      Chemistry’s View of the Material World: Basic Principles

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      Pages 255-258

      Chemicals and Light

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