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Science  31 May 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5573, pp. 1616
DOI: 10.1126/science.1071822

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The Genie in the Bottle 64 All New Commentaries on the Fascinating Chemistry of Everyday Life. Joe Schwarcz. W. H. Freeman (Henry Holt), New York, 2001. 311 pp. $23.95. ISBN 0-7167-4601-8.

These short, often humorous popular science essays discuss the chemistry of substances ranging from licorice and chocolate to foot odors and drain cleaners.