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For the first time, scientists catch water molecules passing the proton baton


December 1, 2016

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Water conducts electricity, but the process by which this familiar fluid passes along positive charges has puzzled scientists for decades. Now, in a paper published in the Dec. 2 issue of the journal Science, an international team of researchers has finally caught water in the act--showing how water molecules pass along excess charges and, in the process, conduct electricity. Credit: Roger McLassus, via Wikimedia Commons/CC-BY-SA-3.0Full Story

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