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Water's response to the fear of water

Spectroscopic analysis reveals that, at low temperatures, hydrophobic molecules dissolved in water strengthen the hydrogen bonding between nearby water molecules. But at high temperatures, the reverse can be true. See Letter p.582

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Bakker, H. Water's response to the fear of water. Nature 491, 533–535 (2012).

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