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31 votes

Why is acetone so cold?

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Is "stainless" a bulk or a surface property of stainless steel?

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Does the main washing effect of soap come from foam?

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Does any known substance ignite on cooling?

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What do you call the number of atoms in a molecule?

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Is there a database on chemical reactions, similar to NIST, but far more complete?

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Grignard Reagent in THF vs in Diethyl ether

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Argon vs nitrogen for preserving wine

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What do the dots mean in HN.CO.CH3 connected to the second carbon of N- Acetylglucosamine? And what do the N and acetyl indicate?

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How is 2-hydroxy-ethoxy named?

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Why do surfactants lower the surface tension

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Why 3-chloroprop-1-en-1-ol is unstable?

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Why don't we produce water from combustion?

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Meaning of "ad" in a pharmaceutical patent: "Acetic acid ad pH 5.0"

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How does acetone help to make a liquid cleaner stronger?

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Chiral carbon in carvone molecules

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How to Dissolve Glyphosate?

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Separation of sulfur dioxide and sulfur trioxide in the contact process

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Why is ice sticky between −20 to −8 degrees Celsius but not below −30 °C?

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Total number of stereoisomers of 2,3,5,6-tetrachlorooctane

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Which Oxygen atom in HCOOH (formic/methanoic acid) does Carbon donate its electrons to, to obtain a partial positive charge?

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Substituent effects on acidity

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I am not able to get the exact definition of a solution

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Why is −78 °C a magic temperature for organic reactions?

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Will Sodium Amide react with Epoxides in the same manner as Grignard Reagents?

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Does a sulfuric acid/nitric acid mixture dissolve PTFE (ie. teflon)?

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HOMO Odd, LUMO Even: Why does the affected orbital change depending on the carbon? How are carbons numbered?

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Why is BuLi a better nucleophile than base?

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Oxidation number of phosphorus in phosphine

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What is the total number of isomers, considering both structural and stereoisomers of cyclic ethers with the molecular formula C4H8O?