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Cocaine, cash and chemistry: 4 scientifically rich facts about money (video)

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 Chances are those dollars in your pocket have a trace of cocaine on them. Don't worry most bank notes in the U.S. do. Your cash also contains invisible ink and has likely been through a washing machine before it came out of the ATM. For more, watch this week's Reactions episode, which features a stack of chemistry facts about the almighty dollar. The video is available at

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