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Brown stains on skin after working with Tollens' reagent

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Why is pyrimidine less basic than pyridine?

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How do organic chemistry mechanisms become accepted?

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Does the term 'Cation' always refer to a positively charged particle?

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Which one is the best notation for sodium acetate

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Won't the net effect of a catalyst be zero if it creates a new path with lower activation energy?

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Why is ammonium a weak acid if ammonia is a weak base?

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Emergency shower for nitric acid spills

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Why is the cyanide ion toxic?

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Why does carbon monoxide have a greater affinity for hemoglobin than oxygen?

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Why is '-ethane' in 'methane'?

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Has anyone even taken a picture of a molecule to confirm the geometry predicted by theory?

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Is it possible for one specific atom in a molecule to have a non-integer oxidation state?

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Will adding up protons and electrons (without neutrons) create a new element?

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Burns from boiling water and steam

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Why is 1H-borepine aromatic?

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Explanation for why nickel turns green in hydrochloric acid

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Hybridization of nitrogen in trisilylamine, (SiH3)3N?

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Is there a mnemonic to study the spectrochemical series?

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Why can NCl3 be hydrolyzed but CCl4 cannot?

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How can the gauche-effect be explained?

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What do the prefixes meta, ortho, pyro mean in inorganic chemistry?

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Can an amide nitrogen be a hydrogen bond acceptor?

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Why is the Vitamin B complex, a "complex"?

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Does acetic acid give a positive result with the iodoform test?

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What is Drago's rule? Does it really exist?

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Where did amino acids get their one-letter codes?

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Why isn't aluminium involved in biological processes?

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Jahn-Teller Distortions in Square Planar Complexes?

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Why is the Haber process carried out at such high temperatures?

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