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Sentence with the comparative degree of the adjective Acidic

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The second bite of a Martian mountain taken by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover hints at long-ago effects of water that was more acidic than any evidenced in the rover's first taste of Mount Sharp, a layered rock record of ancient Martian environments.
(Science Daily - News, )

Sentences with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective Acidic

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The study from University of Edinburgh is the first to show highly acidic oceans played a role.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

NASA Mars rover drills into rock that suggests some water in the Red Planet's past was highly acidic.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Previous finds have suggested that water on Mars would have been extremely acidic but this time NASA scientists believe they have found evidence of a neutral ph.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Rangers at Yellowstone National Park have suspended efforts to recover the body of a man who fell into a highly acidic hot spring after wandering away from a designated boardwalk.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

For humans, normal blood pH values lie between 7.35 and 7.45. By way of comparison, an empty stomach is extremely acidic, with a pH value of 1.5. A team of bioengineers have now developed a new implantable molecular device composed of two modules: a sensor that constantly measures blood pH and a gene feedback mechanism that produces the necessary amount of insulin.
(Science Daily - News, )

Sentence with the equality degree of the adjective Acidic

1 example:

Rain as acidic as undiluted lemon juice may have played a part in killing off plants and organisms around the world during the most severe mass extinction in Earth's history.
(Science Daily - News, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Lemons and limes are acidic fruits.

When investigating the pH (acidic, neutral, alkaline) of a liquid, don't soak the litmus paper completely in the liquid but just put the end of the paper in it.

But the oceans are becoming more acidic.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Thus, extracellular microenvironment of cancer-colonized bone is acidic.
(BoneKEy Reports, )

Shellfish eaten away by oceans turned more acidic due to greenhouse gases.
(NBC News Science, )

There are also a number of hot springs, which discharge brine and acidic liquid.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

As the world’s oceans get more acidic, Chesapeake Bay oysters could be at risk.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

An acidic environment makes reef fish become attracted to the smell of their predators.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Streaked acidic clouds and a bow shape in the atmosphere are among Akatsuki’s findings.
(Nature, )

The images show Venus' acidic clouds and a strange 'bow' shape in the planet's atmosphere.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The researchers' nanosensor measures pH variations at the nanoscale -- how acidic or alkaline it is.
(Science Daily - News, )

Acidic oceans helped fuel the biggest mass extinction in the history of life on Earth, a study says.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

An internal government report says an increasingly acidic Pacific Ocean threatens valuable Canadian fisheries.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

These include high-quality images of acidic clouds and a strange bow-shaped cloud located in Venus' atmosphere.
(Tech Times - Science, )

The new method looks at the levels of a specific biomarker - an acidic protein - that is released during head injury.
(Tech Times - Health, )

As usual, I was chronically short of the kind of wine I like with tomato-based sauces — crisply acidic Italian reds.
(NBC Today, )

The West Coast's abundant fisheries are at risk as the region's waters become more acidic, a group of scientists warn.
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Adding lime is a cost-effective means of increasing rice production on marginal acidic soils, according to a new study.
(Science Daily - News, )

Scientists are raising the alarm as the Arctic Ocean is becoming more acidic, and at a more rapid pace than other oceans.
(CBC News - Canada, )

Experimental psychologists at Oxford University believe light and sound affect how bitter, fruity and acidic the drink is.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Here the authors demonstrate that the C-terminal acidic patch is important for this role due to its interaction with Cdc7.
(Nature Communications, )

This week's United Nations meeting could mark a turning point in the acidic relationship between Iran and the United States.
(CNN - World News, )

Generally, the flavor of nectarines is lighter and a little more acidic, almost lemony, while peaches are richer and muskier.
(Russ Parsons in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

A study showed that the humpback conch didn’t increase its use of oxygen to leap when the water became warmer or more acidic.
(The New York Times - Science, )

Researchers have developed a hybrid metal-polymer nanoparticle that lights up in the acidic environment surrounding tumor cells.
(Science Daily - News, )

Rubber gloves aren't the typical tool of a domestic goddess - but Nigella says she uses 'CSI gloves' when handling acidic foods.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The same enzyme that helps give these familiar bugs their characteristic flash of yellow, yields red light in acidic conditions.
(Science Daily - News, )

Warmer water temperatures and more acidic conditions seem to make lobster larvae grow more slowly, preliminary studies have found.
(CBC News in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Many intracellular organelles have an intraluminal acidic environment, but a full understanding of its functional role is lacking.
(Nature Reviews Neuroscience, )

Now, active and stable Co–Mo–Sx chalcogels for the efficient production of H2 in alkaline and acidic environments are reported.
(Nature Materials, )

The study stands in contrast to earlier studies suggesting that coccolithophores would fail to build strong shells in acidic waters.
(Science Daily - News, )

In the newly translated memoir “Poilu,” a Frenchman offers acidic observations on trench warfare while serving on the Western Front.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Thousands of years of volcanic eruptions turned the world's oceans acidic 250 million years ago, leading to a Great Dying, scientists say.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Environmental officials have been working for years to clear toxic metals and acidic water from Colorado's roughly 22,000 abandoned mines.
(The Denver Post - News, )

Usually the microbe S. islandicus is found in hot and acidic volcanic springs, but now the microbe has also found its way to science labs.
(Science Daily - News, )

The London fog might be bad — but at least the country isn’t being eaten away by an acidic vapour that is spewing out of its volcanoes.
(Andrew Griffin in The Independent - U.K. News, )

Here, the authors report an annulated 1,4,2,5-diazadiborinine derivative with boron atoms that exhibit both Lewis acidic and basic properties.
(Nature Communications, )

Some surprising foods such as steak whiten and improve teeth, but white wine not only stains, its acidic composition etches tiny grooves in teeth.
(UPI - Health News, )

A microbial partnership thriving in an acidic hot spring in Yellowstone National Park has surrendered some of its lifestyle secrets to researchers.
(Science Daily - News, )

New research argued that apples are too acidic for the bacteria to live and the caramel does not contain enough water for bacteria to typically grow.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Nasa's Spirit rover detected signs of acidic vapour that ate away rocks over 100 acres on Husband Hill in the Columbia Hills of Gusev Crater on Mars.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The structure reveals that H4K20me2 and H2AK15ub recognition involves intimate contacts with multiple nucleosomal elements including the acidic patch.
(Nature, )

Here the authors develop a class of Ir double perovskites containing less Ir than iridium oxide, but exhibiting 3-fold higher activity in acidic media.
(Nature Communications, )

A long-term study of more than 60,000 women has linked meat, cheese and other ingredients of an ‘acidic diet’ with type 2, or adult-onset, diabetes.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Thermodynamic analysis of field aerosol data reveals that fine particles remain acidic in the southeastern United States despite large sulfate reductions.
(Nature Geoscience, )

The Mars Curiosity rover is trying a new, easygoing drilling technique, and early results indicate acidic water conditions way back in the planet's history.
(CNET News, )

In this study, the authors show that malignant cells adapt to the acidic tumour microenvironment by redirecting LAMP2 from lysosomes to the plasma membrane.
(Nature Communications, )

Comprehensive solution and solid-state characterization of an adduct between a Lewis acidic perfluoroaryl borane and an electron-rich silane is demonstrated.
(Nature Chemistry, )

The model, 51, admitted that the most surprising thing in her handbag is the tester kit and says she believes that most ailments come from having an acidic body.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The world's coral reefs are already being weakened by climate change with new research claiming to identify for the first time the effects of more acidic oceans.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Researchers for the first time cultured archaeonNanopusillus acidilobi, which are just 100 to 300 billionths of a meter in size and can live in acidic hot springs.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

New research shows the strong threads that mussels use to cling to their homes are vulnerable to the climate change double-whammy of warmer and more acidic waters.
(Lisa Johnson in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

"Some Velvet Morning" represents something of a return to form for Neil LaBute, the playwright known for his acidic dialogue and bleak, hyper-aware social commentary.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's nutritionist says acidic minerals, which make water look dirty, enhance nutrient absorption, reduce aging and stop food cravings.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

As the oceans become acidic, corals reefs are threatened, generating a need to understand the driving forces controlling the chemical state of the Great Barrier Reef.
(Nature Communications, )

Two Ontario students are finalists for the Google Science Fair this year, with projects that involve drinking water for humans and less acidic water for sea creatures.
(CBC News in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Notably, the acidic domain of SET acts as a ‘reader’ for the unacetylated CTD of p53 and this mechanism of acetylation-dependent regulation is widespread in nature.
(Nature, )

A video by Discovery News revealed that subtle chemical changes that happen overnight can actually change the composition of the water, making it ever so slightly acidic.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Seawater, which is increasingly acidic due to global warming, is eating away the limestone framework for the coral reef of the upper Florida Keys, according to a new study.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

With a name reminiscent of a "Star Wars" droid and a reputation for having an acidic taste, the CCN 51 cocoa bean is an unlikely savior of the $110 billion chocolate market.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Formation of infectious dengue virus in host cells requires a rearrangement of viral envelope proteins that is triggered by the acidic environment within secretory vesicles.
(Nature Communications, )

Researchers at Glasgow University discovered mussel shells are becoming increasingly brittle when they are formed in more acidic water, leaving the creatures at risk of attack.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Now, researchers have looked more closely at exactly how the plants decide when to keep their traps shut and begin producing their acidic, prey-decomposing cocktail of enzymes.
(Science Daily - News, )

Two years of measurements in Puget Sound show that these waters naturally tend to be more acidic, with 13 to 22 percent of the unusual acidity due to human-driven climate change.
(Science Daily - News, )

Researchers found that the ability of mussels to cope with more acidic conditions depends largely on how much food is available to them, and both factors vary from place to place.
(Science Daily - News, )

The Washington-based American Chemical Society's video explains that it may be coffee's acidic nature that has an impact on some people's stomachs and causes them to want the toilet.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

University of Southern Denmark researchers revealed that the goblets and plates that rich individuals ate from were glazed using lead, and entered bodies when people ate acidic foods.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

While there is some qualitative understanding of how excess protons behave in acidic aqueous solutions, there is still much to learn about the structures they form with water molecules.
(Nature Chemistry, )

A supramolecular polymer that is stable in the acidic environment of the stomach but dissolves in the neutral-pH environment of the intestines prolongs the safe retention of gastric devices.
(Nature Materials, )

Unlike bromodomain readers, which preferentially bind the acetylated forms of their cognate ligands, the acidic domain readers specifically recognize the unacetylated forms of their ligands.
(Nature, )

Researchers have made an inexpensive metal-free catalyst that performs as well as costly metal catalysts at speeding the oxygen reduction reaction in an acidic fuel cell, and is more durable.
(Science Daily - News, )

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity is studying the area of contact between a rock layer formed in acidic wet conditions long ago and an even older one that may be from a more neutral wet environment.
(Science Daily - News, )

Here we introduce a novel antimiR delivery platform that targets the acidic tumour microenvironment, evades systemic clearance by the liver, and facilitates cell entry via a non-endocytic pathway.
(Nature, )

Researchers have mapped the pH (blue is acidic) of the world's oceans using data from sensors carried on satellites allowing them to monitor how rising carbon dioxide levels are affecting the sea.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Scientists say the Great Barrier Reef will be “slaughtered” this century as seas warm and become more acidic, dismissing comments by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop that the reef was not at risk.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Dentists at the University of Melborne warned acidic additives and those with low pH cause 'measurable damage' to the teeth, causing dental erosion where acid dissolves the hard tissues of the teeth.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

A California bill that would sharply limit vaccination waivers after a measles outbreak at Disneyland has generated such an acidic debate that the proposal's author was under added security this week.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Here, the authors report the use of nanocarriers with a liquid-phase eutectic gallium-indium core capable of delivering doxorubicin and subsequently fusing and degrading under mildly acidic conditions.
(Nature Communications, )

Here, the authors fabricate a cobalt catalyst in which the cobalt is dispersed as single atoms on nitrogen-doped graphene, and report its high activity and stability for water reduction in acidic media.
(Nature Communications, )

These gradients of acidity gave scientists a glimpse of what a future marked by increasingly acidic ocean waters could look like, and how the creatures and plants living in those environments may react to it.
(Science Daily - News, )

Here, the authors report a cobalt protoporphyrin immobilized on graphite that is capable of the selective and efficient electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide, primarily to carbon monoxide, in acidic media.
(Nature Communications, )

Increasingly acidic ocean conditions are threatening US shellfish populations, with the Pacific Northwest and Alaska expected to be affected first, and the Northeast likely to be hit the hardest, researchers said.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Scientists at a research centre on Hawaii's Coconut Island have embarked on an experiment to grow "super coral" that they hope can withstand the hotter and more acidic oceans that are expected with global warming.
(Caleb Jones in CBC News - World, )

Acidic waters along the West Coast are dissolving the shells of tiny sea snails that are a food source for salmon, herring and other fish, scientists reported Wednesday, and conditions are worse than they expected.
(NBC News Science, )

A supramolecular elastic polymer that is stable in the acidic environment of the stomach but dissolves in the neutral-pH environment of the intestines is shown to function as a safe gastric-retentive device in pigs.
(Nature Materials, )

The oceans play a key role in absorbing carbon dioxide, but international climate talks have only "minimally considered" the impact the gas is having as it turns these bodies of water acidic, scientists say in a new study.
(CBC News in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Collectively, CABP is evoked by the activation of these nociceptors on the sensory neurons innervating bone by the acidic extracellular microenvironment created by bone-resorbing osteoclasts and bone-colonizing cancer cells.
(BoneKEy Reports, )

Here, the authors show that tungsten trioxide, which is usually inert, can be converted into an efficient electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution in acidic media, and claim that this could be due to the tailored electronic structure.
(Nature Communications, )

The world's oceans have become 26% more acidic since the start of the Industrial Revolution and continue to acidify at an "unprecedented rate," threatening marine ecosystems, aquaculture and the societies that rely on them, scientists say.
(CNN - World News, )

Surprisingly, MD2 does not interact with three acidic residues or the Mg2+ cofactor required for catalysis, suggesting that MD2 binds to MraYAA in a manner that overlaps with, but is distinct from, its natural substrate, UDP-MurNAc-pentapeptide.
(Nature, )

A systematic analysis reveals that acidic or phosphorylated residues upstream of the PDZ-binding motif contribute to efficient recognition of cargos by the SNX27 PDZ domain, thus leading to the identification of hundreds of potential new SNX27 ligands.
(Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, )

Rangers suspended their attempts on Wednesday to recover the body of a man who wandered from a designated boardwalk and fell into an acidic hot spring at Yellowstone National Park, another in a string of incidents raising concerns over visitor behaviour.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

California is feeling the effects of climate change far and wide as heat-trapping greenhouse gases reduce spring runoff from the Sierra Nevada, make the waters of Monterey Bay more acidic and shorten winter chill periods required to grow fruit and nuts in the Central Valley, a new report says.
(Tony Barboza in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Here we show that intermediate-temperature (200 to 350 degrees Celsius) molten salts containing caesium or potassium cations enable carbonate ions (CO32–) to deprotonate very weakly acidic C–H bonds (pKa > 40), generating carbon-centred nucleophiles that react with CO2 to form carboxylates.
(Nature, )

Most currently used catalysts for C–H bond amination are ill suited to the intermolecular functionalization of complex molecules because they require excess substrate or directing groups, harsh reaction conditions, weak or acidic C–H bonds, or reagents containing specialized groups on the nitrogen atom.
(Nature, )

Authors of a new report attribute the coral's pos­i­tive response to mod­er­ately ele­vated carbon dioxide to the fer­til­iza­tion of pho­to­syn­thesis within the coral's algal sym­bionts, which may pro­vide the coral with more energy for cal­ci­fi­ca­tion even though the sea­water is more acidic.
(Science Daily - News, )

Understanding of the cellular and molecular mechanism by which the acidic extracellular microenvironment is created in cancer-colonized bone and by which the expression and function of the acid-sensing nociceptors on the sensory neurons are regulated would facilitate to develop novel therapeutic approaches for the management of CABP.
(BoneKEy Reports, )

For example, acetylation of p53 also modulates its interactions with similar acidic domains found in other p53 regulators including VPRBP (also known as DCAF1), DAXX and PELP1 (refs. 9), and computational analysis of the proteome has identified numerous proteins with the potential to serve as acidic domain readers and lysine-rich ligands.
(Nature, )

A team of scientists has found that blue light emitting diodes (LEDs) have strong antibacterial effect on major foodborne pathogens, and are most effective when in cold temperatures (between 4°C and 15°C) and mildly acidic conditions of around pH 4.5. This opens up novel possibilities of using blue LEDs as a chemical-free food preservation method.
(Science Daily - News, )

The acidic transactivation-domain-bearing (TA) isoforms of p63 and p73 structurally and functionally resemble p53, whereas the ΔN isoforms (lacking the acidic transactivation domain) of p63 and p73 are frequently overexpressed in cancer and act primarily in a dominant-negative fashion against p53, TAp63 and TAp73 to inhibit their tumour-suppressive functions.
(Nature, )

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