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Invader Xan is a molecular astrophysicist and part-time alien invader, who spends life looking at very small things on very large scales, and trying to better understand the chemistry of interstellar space.
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Daily Archives: August 12, 2009
Chlorhexidine. Also known as N,N’-hexane-1,6-diylbis[N-(4-chlorophenyl)(imidodicarbonimidic diamide)]. Chemical antiseptic. Bactericidal to both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, as well as having bacteriostatic action. It also tastes bloody awful. Unfortunately, I have a dental cavity and couldn’t get a dentist’s appointment until tomorrow … Continue reading