Carbon: “It’s the duct tape of life”

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Global warming (true or false) has focused everybody’s attention on carbon dioxide. That’s unfair to carbon. After all, a diamond is carbon, pure carbon. Currently we tend to think of the carbon (C) that’s in coal, coke, and charcoal. We forget that non-metallic carbon can also compound with other […]

Beware the silent killer

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS It’s sneaky. It’s silent. And it kills – especially in winter when people crank up their heaters. Known as the silent killer, carbon monoxide poisoning causes death, injury or disability to an estimated 10,000 people every year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In […]