Carbonic Acid

Science / Geology / Carbonic Acid: A weak acid (H2CO3) that forms from the reaction of water and carbon dioxide. Most rain water is a very weak carbonic acid solution formed by the reaction of rain with small amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

Tartaric Acid

Life Style / Wine / Tartaric Acid: One of a number of naturally occurring grape acids which contribute to the acidity of a wine. Other important acids include acetic, malic, lactic, citric and carbonic acid. MORE

Acidity

Life Style / Coffee / Acidity: Taste those high, thin notes, the dryness the coffee leaves at the back of your palate and under the edges of your tongue? This pleasant tartness, snap, or twist is what coffee people call acidity. It MORE

Hydroxy Acids

Health / Vitamins / Hydroxy Acids: Substances penetrating the epidermis and upper dermis aiming to slough dead skin cells, used as anti-aging and anti-wrinkle ingredient in skin care products, the large cosmetic market based on hydroxy MORE

Hydrolyzed Ascorbic Acid

Health / Vitamins / Hydrolyzed Ascorbic Acid: Substance deeply absorbed into skin cells stimulating collagen synthesis, it works as a powerful antioxidant, used in revitalizing skin care products. MORE

Hydrochloric Acid

Entertainment / Photography / Hydrochloric Acid: Chemical used in some bleaching solutions. MORE

Lactic Acid

Health / Fitness / Lactic Acid: A substance caused by anaerobic training of the muscles, a build up prevents continuation of exercise, and a good example is 400 metre runners. Watch how they slow down during the last 100 metres of t MORE

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