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BrainStuff

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

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Science & Medicine 13
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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

What is silica gel?

February 2nd, 2009

Episode 184 of 1067 episodes

Everyone's familiar with those little packets of silicate gel, found in thousands of products -- but what exactly do they do? Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast and learn more about silica gel.

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