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34 votes

Does heavy water taste sweet?

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How does a chemical "know" which other species are present and where equilibrium is?

25 votes

Why is crystallography still used in some cases for small molecule structure determination?

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Why is cyclooctateraene shaped like a "tub" rather than a "chair"?

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Why are optically active compounds abundant in nature?

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What are the plastic connectors called (for glassware)?

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How is polarization of light measured?

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Why is phenolphthalein at pH 10 non-planar?

12 votes

What determines whether a step in a reaction is reversible?

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If the half-life of an isotope exceeds the age of the Universe, then how is it measured?

11 votes

Most probable point for finding an electron in the 1s orbital of a Hydrogen atom

9 votes

Etymology of "click chemistry"

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Conjugation between rings of biphenyls

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Naming Ibuprofen

9 votes

Understanding the bond-line representation of glycine

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Why is the ortho isomer a major product in the nitration of toluene?

8 votes

Visualizing atoms in XYZ file with colors representing partial charges

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Molecule alignment

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Why n-butanol is not used as a safer alternative to ethanol in the alcoholic beverages?

7 votes

Why are there 3N-6 degrees of freedom in molecules?

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How to correctly write "7 apples" according to the international system of units (SI)

7 votes

At equilibrium are the rates of the forward and backward reactions equal to zero?

6 votes

Is it 'Phenyl' or 'Phenol' that is used as a cleaning agent?

6 votes

Is cyclohexene an alicyclic or aromatic compound?

6 votes

How does a molecule search work by drawing in visual editor?

6 votes

Free API to view 2D representation of Molecules

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Alkanes to alcohols and back?

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why is yield of a reaction negative?

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Is 1,2-dihydronaphthalene "partially aromatic"?

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Why is 2-pyridone so much more acidic than a regular amide?