molecule


molecule
01. Energy binds atoms together into [molecules].
02. Scientist Amaeo Avogadro first distinguished [molecules] from atoms in 1811.
03. Even the simplest cell consists of thousands of different [molecules] which interact together.
04. String and sequence are used interchangeably in [molecular] biology.
05. The structure of this [molecule] is quite complex.
06. Ice floats because water has a greater [molecular] density in liquid form than as a solid.
07. Sound travels more quickly though water than through air because sound uses [molecules] to travel, and the [molecules] in water are much closer together than are those in the air.
08. You can't see [molecules] under a regular microscope.
09. Atoms and [molecules] are too small to directly measure.
10. The [molecules] of a lump of sugar dissolving in the bottom of a cup of coffee are in constant motion, colliding with and rebounding off each other.
11. A water [molecule] consists of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.
12. DNA and proteins are key [molecules] of the nucleus of a cell.
13. Water [molecules] are strongly attracted to each other through their two hydrogen atoms.
14. Richard Dawkins once stated that we are survival machines - robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish [molecules] known as genes.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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