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Seussian stacks of Pink Lady, its hot pink evoking exotic flora, brash lipstick, organic decay, and plastic permanence, I caught a glimmer of what a world of Benglis's making might be like.
In comparison, organic decay in Alaska's lake bottoms contributes about three times that amount.
The key to this is nanoparticle silicon dioxide, where, because the particles are so small, oxygen would be unable to permeate into the coating--which is where, with traditional coatings, the process of organic decay begins.