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Would it be safe to melt plastic bottle caps and remold them into a form?

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Do electrons really hang around the electrode while ions go take a swim?

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Are CAS numbers considered proprietary?

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FTIR Spectra: Did I synthesize ethyl gallate from gallic acid?

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What happens to an ongoing electrolysis when you turn off the battery?

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Can O-alkyl sulphoxides be chiral?

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Covalent network phase of CO2

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Geometrical isomerism in 1-(chloromethylidene)-3,5-dimethylcyclohexane

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Does the side of filter paper matter?

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I left scented candles in a polypropylene container. How do I remove the smell?

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Calculating pressure inside a bag using the ideal gas laws

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Does the acetic acid in vinegar oxidize significantly?

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Ultraviolet Movie

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Buildup of white powder where metal has been touching a salt stone

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Why can't group 2B metals (Zn, Cd, Hg) form complexes with ligands such as CO, nitrosyl (NO), and olefins but do from complexes with NH3, CN- etc?

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Removing carbon matter from molten beeswax

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Is there a symbol or representation for tolyl groups as there is for the phenyl group?

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Why do self cleaning windows use titanium dioxide (specifically in nanoparticle form)?

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Do all three states need to be present at triple point?

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Could an airborne swarm of small insects explode? [closed]

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Is it really that simple to make dimethylmercury?

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Why are we permitted to add things to balance redox equations?

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What is the criss-cross C-N bond in furazolidone? [duplicate]

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Does chromium chromate -- Cr₂(CrO₄)₃ -- exist?

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Product of Monochlorination of 2-methylbutane [closed]

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Deriving Nernst Equation for a hydrogen-oxygen Fuel cell

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Azo dyes with different colours than Yellow, Orange and Red [closed]

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UV-vis spectra - maximum absorption

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Wave function in Schrodinger's model

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Difference in 13C NMR spectrum

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Is Li2CuSb thermoelectric?

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Why is AgCl considered a good electrolyte? Isnt it sparingly soluble?

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Exchange of Fluorine to Oxygen for Fluorophosphonic acid by silylating agents or other methods?

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Optical activity in tritiated cyclobutane

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Is the difference between cubic and hexagonal diamond structure in 2 dimensions or 3 dimensions?

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About whitish layer that formed on chocolate bar

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Silver Nitrate Solution + Flame = Mirror?

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Effect of particle size on yield of copper acetylide

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Inconsistency in balancing of the equation for lead sulfide oxidation by ozone [duplicate]

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Heating a Single Water Molecule [closed]

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Does the electric field of a battery exist before a wire is connected outside?

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What does the dot indicate in the molecular formula for white lead? [duplicate]

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Fundamental understanding of electrode potentials

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Does styrene really react with KMnO4? [closed]

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1-Bromo-4-tert-butylbenzene reaction with NaNH2 [closed]

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Why do we use cis/trans for 1,4-dichlorocyclohexane, but R/S nomenclature for its 1,3 isomers?

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Was there anything particularly unusual about that quarry near Ytterby?

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equation of state for a liquid in small ranges of temperature and pressure


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