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What is chirality and how did it get in my molecules? - Michael Evans

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Improve your understanding of molecular properties with this lesson on the fascinating property of chirality. Your hands are the secret to understanding the strange similarity between two molecules that look almost exactly alike, but are not perfect mirror images.

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  • Educator Michael Evans
  • Animator Qa'ed Tung, Safwat Saleem
  • Narrator Michael Evans

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