NYU researchers identified 3,000 types of bacteria…

dirty-moneyNYU researchers identified 3,000 types of bacteria on dollar bills. The most often found bacterium causes acne.

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Laundering money — literally — could save billions of dollars…

money-cleaning-smallLaundering money — literally — could save billions of dollars: Scientists have developed a new way to clean paper money to prolong its life, rather than destroying it. The research could save billions and minimize the environmental impact of banknote disposal.

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A pound of any combination of dimes, qua …

pound_of__of_dimes_quarters_smallA pound of any combination of dimes, quarters, and half-dollars is worth $20.

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