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Post examples of good scientific communication on Quora. Submissions welcome.
A good classical mechanics explanation of the quantum phenomena of IR spectroscopy by
What makes carbon dioxide an infrared-absorber?
Chemical Industry Consultant
Daniel James Berger
PhD in Chemical Engineering at Stanford University
As anyone who's ever done IR spectroscopy knows, the carbon-oxygen double bond (C=O), o...
Written Nov 28, 2015
Structure of Water
Matt Harbowy's history on the structure of water.
How do we know structure of water molecule, since no one had seen before?
Chemist (former PhD student, Chemistry, Cornell University, 1991-1993)
Rien ne se perd, rien ne se crée, tout se transforme.
The composition of water is large...
Written Oct 12, 2015
Optimal Temperature for Lactase
"When Quora is better than Google" or "Why you shouldn't rely on Wikipedia"
Why is the optimum temperature for lactase in humans about 25°C when the human body functions at 37°C?
Sai Janani Ganesan
I work on proteins
The optimum** temperature for human lactase is not
Lactase is highly active at
Written Aug 19, 2015