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How does pectin gel?
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Mohammed Talha Khan
Why does water evaporate when it is left out in the open?
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How can I measure how much liquid is in an apple, lettuce, a potato, and an orange?
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What two liquids combine that gives you a solid instantly?
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Why does the Periodic Table of the Elements have two separate tables - one above and one below?
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What is Tritium?
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Why do batteries behave differently when kept at different temperatures?
In my science project a...
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I have a liquid crystal display screen computer monitor. I am looking for unbiased information on...
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D. Andrew White
Do different isotopes vary slightly in chemical properties? Or are they the same? i.e. are the...
Is it harmful to inhale sulfur which has been heated?
If we are making a perfume and we pour alcohol on an orange peel; why would the smell increase the...
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I have been trying to find formulas for simple auto windshield washer fluid. Can't find anything....
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Just like 1 mole of water contains Avogadros number of molecules and has the same mass as that of...
Jerry E. Allen
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Why is Isobutane ( C4H8) a gas at 25 C and Dodecahedrane ( C20H20) a solid at 25 C?
Can you tell me what the exact pH of the acid in our stomach?
How does a lightstick work, and what are the chemicals involved?
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Why do dry cell batteries (rechargeable) need to be fully drained before they can be recharged?
justine van der Werf
I have read that when oxygen is condensed to a liquid state, or indeed to a solid state it becomes...
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When you squeeze out a piece of orange-peel on a flame, it catches fire violently. Why? What is...
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I have always heard that distilled water is a poor conductor of electricity. Is this true and if...
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