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What causes plastic to become brittle and can it be softened again?

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Why are rare earth metals and platinum group metals are often found clustered together in ores

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Are acids effective in removing soap scum?

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Does the field of organic chemistry cover all group 14 elements or only carbon?

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Is there an alternative to potassium iodide as an electrolyte in dye-sensitized solar cells?

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Why is barium used instead of bismuth as a contrast in gastrointestinal xrays?

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Is it possible to estimate how much Plutonium existed during the earth's formation?

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How is it possible for the moon to contain any helium-3?

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Are the names for chemical elements the same in both modern Greek and classical Greek? [closed]

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Can I use pure zirconium as an anode in electrolysis?

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What's the formal definition of a ceramic in chemistry?

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Can oxidizing agents be used to increase the combustion efficiency of waste oil?

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Is acetone an effective solvent for bitumen?

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Should I plate cast iron with copper first before nickel plating?

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Can gold cause tin or other metals to corrode?

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How do foundries prevent zinc from boiling away when alloyed with Aluminum?

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What happens to concrete if you add lye to the mix?

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Can other group IV elements form graphene analogs with interesting properties? [duplicate]

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Do radioisotopes emitted particles influence their chemistry? [duplicate]

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Can flaxseed (linseed) oil undergo hydrogenation?

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Should I be concerned about a galvanic reaction between silver solder and stainless steel?

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Is flouride an actual chemical or a misnomer?

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Can a multimeter be used to measure PH?