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How are sand dollars bleached white? Is it by the sun or the sea?
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What will happen if we use petrol in a diesel engine or vice versa?
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from Toronto, Ontario
Is there a difference between total recall and a photographic memory?
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I saw you answer to the composition of banana peels, but I would really like to know what chemical...
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Is it true that the moon moves away from the earth a few centimeters each year? Also do satellites...
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How much energy in joules will be produced from an exploding mini black hole that is 10 micrograms...
When a nuclear particle radiates either an Alpha, Beta or Gamma praticle can that process be...
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I've often wondered about this. It's kind of complicated, so bear with me... If a person suddenly...
There has been much mention of antimatter, such as antineutrinos. I was wondering what exactly...
Can you tell me about enhancing mental performance and cognitive abilities through brain nutrition...
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I was just wondering what the ratio is between male and female scientists?
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What type of salt melts ice the quickest?
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Why is the sky blue?
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For some reason, it is common knowledge in this community that when subjected to cold, hot water...
Joan & Colleen
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from Fredericton, NB
What is the chemical in banana that causes drowsiness?
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