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She was especially intrigued by the discovery of sulfur within the organic molecules, which probably helps explain how the organic molecules were preserved on the surface of Mars for a long period of time despite the harsh radiation.
Only a few of the organic molecules, sulfur-bearing carbon rings called thiophenes, were abundant enough to be detected directly, Eigenbrode says.
Do Use a Special Shampoo Special dandruff shampoos containing zinc or sulfur can reduce yeast populations and offer help.
The chemistry there is harsh, but microbes on Earth can tolerate acidic, sulfur-rich conditions.
The air smelled of sulfur, and mostly only dust lingered, as if a great storm had picked up the walls and roof and furniture and lifted everything away.
When there’s evidence of volcanic activity — earthquakes, the smell of sulfur — the land belongs to Pele.
Even in the accessible parts of Leilani, the smell of sulfur is pervasive.
Grover Hot Springs State Park Tucked into a spot in the Sierra Nevada Mountains southeast of Lake Tahoe, the pools of Grover Hot Springs State Park are fed from six different mineral springs containing low amounts of sulfur.
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SULFUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sulfur for English Language Learners
chemistry : a yellow chemical element that has a strong, unpleasant odor when it is burned and that is used in making paper, gunpowder, medicine, etc.
SULFUR Defined for Kids
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