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Boiling points

Boiling point

this is the temperature at which the vapor pressure of a given liquid reaches atmospheric pressure (and thus starts to boil).

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sterilization in microwave oven

... do not agree fully with what is above, but I think that there are a few points that are woth mentioning: - what you are describing (92ÂșC for 2min) ... to predict accurately what temperature will be reached before it starts boiling (usually "explosively") nor how long you can maintain ...

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by canalon
Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:14 pm
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Topic: sterilization in microwave oven
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A Monkey's Uncle

... it lost the ability to fly. We hunted it to extinction. - the points in this para have been covered in previous paragraphs. Accepted theory ... to survive in some very inhospitable situations. Bacteria can live in boiling geysers. Shrimp can live in water so salty that it poisons everything ...

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by narrowstaircase
Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:46 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
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