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from Borås, Sweden
If pepsin digests proteins in the stomach, how do orally taken vaccines work?
How are minerals used in the production of Canadian coins?
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Which metal conducts heat the fastest?
from Victoria, BC, Canada
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How were the organelles in the cell named?
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from El Dorado, Arkansas
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Where did the constant pi (3.14159...) come from? Who discovered it and when?
from Denver, Colorado
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from Seattle WA USA
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Why has Aluminium only recently been extracted from its ore?
In my recent science project, I tried discharging batterys in the freezer, fridge and room. The...
from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
My question may be hard to answer. I have wanted to be a scientist since I knew what science was,...
What catalysts are needed to break down plastic containers, such as yogurt cups?
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from Bangalore (India)
What is meant by booting in a computer?
from East Mapleton
If I have two 6 volt lead acid Batteries with a 400 ampere hour charge in each one. And I wire the...
1)How does prenatal exposure to sex hormones influence behavior later in life?
2)What are gender...
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What everyday appliance uses electrostatics?
How many electrons, protons, and neutrons make up a nickel atom?
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What is the chemical makeup of an apple?
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from Montville, NJ
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