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Michael DM Dryden
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Why isn't ethane used for cooking?

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Why does salt dissolved in water taste like salt? If it's just Na+ and Cl- ions

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Hypothetical: What happens to water as pressure increases to infinity?

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How can 30 ml of water be heated in less than 10 seconds?

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Is poison still poisonous after its 'expiration date'?

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Why does sunlight cause colors to fade?

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What causes the iridescent colour in laboratory grown bismuth?

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Why does diamond conduct heat better than graphite?

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Does bleach turn a substance white or colorless?

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Do all salts taste salty?

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Why there is no change in water level when salt is added?

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What is the significance of 273.16 K?

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Why are there no cheap diamond equivalents?

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Boil to dry 50 liters water

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Why do esters actually smell?

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If radium has such a long half-life, how can radon possibly be a threat to us?

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How does copper reduce dilute nitric acid to nitric oxide and concentrated nitric acid to nitrogen dioxide?

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Why the salts in a salt bridge?

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Writing atoms of functional group backwards

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How are cathode rays produced?

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Enthalpy of formation and reaction equations

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Graphene Vs Copper?

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What chemicals help define "taste"?

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How does water defy gravity in paper towels?

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Why is water transparent?

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Determine the molecular formula of the compound using percentage composition

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What is the purpose of the Carothers equation?

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Why do Electrons leave the Zinc in a Galvanic Cell

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Fireplace window: Can one influence how fast soot is building up?

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Why do some substances ionize instead of dissolving in water?

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