Why does salt melt ice?
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When does your skull reach its full, adult size?
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I do not know if this might relate to Global Warming, but I notice no one has mentioned (maybe I...
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How can I construct a simple laser beam?
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In my youth, I heard a story about an experiment: you compress a metallic spring and you put it in...
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Why does vitamin C not work as well if it has been heated?
I know it is an acid. Does it turn in to...
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Why does it take nerves so long to grow back, more than for skin cells?
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How long would it take for the next Ice Age to develop?
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If Pluto is not a planet, how is it classified? What is it called now?
I understand the concept of dominant and recessive alleles but I was wondering why some alleles are...
If I knew the centre of the universe and began to travel toward it, would I begin to decrease in...
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I put frozen spinach, fresh spinach, canned spinach, frozen peaches, fresh peaches and canned...
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How are sand dollars bleached white? Is it by the sun or the sea?
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