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Is a fairy tale a myth?

Is a fairy tale a myth? Fairy tales, like myths and legends, can be difficult to describe, but they often (traditionally) contain clear narratives that identify good and evil. Fairy tales were born out of oral folklore and many of them are also fables (told with the purpose of teaching a moral lesson). What are […]

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What went extinct during the Triassic extinction?

What went extinct during the Triassic extinction? The end-Triassic extinction particularly affected the ammonoids and conodonts, two groups that serve as important index fossils for assigning relative ages to various strata in the Triassic System of rocks. In addition, many families of brachiopods, gastropods, bivalves, and marine reptiles also became extinct. What became extinct during […]

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What type of consumer is Moss?

What type of consumer is Moss? Moss is both a producer and a decomposer. Moss is considered both a producer and a decomposer because it produces its own food through photosynthesis and helps to break down organic matter into nutrients. What are the example of decomposers? A decomposer is an organism that breaks down organic […]

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Is Octasulfur a compound or element?

Is Octasulfur a compound or element? It is an elemental sulfur and a homomonocyclic compound. Sulfur is a chemical element that is present in all living tissues. The most commonly used form of pharmaceutical sulfur is Octasulfur (S8). Why does phosphorus exist as p4 and not p2? The P2 molecule of phosphorus is not found […]

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How do you make MES buffer pH 6?

How do you make MES buffer pH 6? MES (0.5 M, pH 6) Preparation and Recipe Prepare 800 mL of dH2O in a suitable container. Add 97.62 g of MES free acid to the solution. Starting pH for 0.5M MES solution is 3.23 For 1 L of 0.5 M MES, 13.6 ml of 10N NaOH […]

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What are some examples of reactants?

What are some examples of reactants? Examples of Reactants The wax of a candle and oxygen in air are reactants in a combustion reaction. When you burn methane gas, the reactants are methane (CH4) and oxygen in air (O2). When water forms from its elements, the reactants are hydrogen (H2) and oxygen (O2) gas. What […]

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How do we obtain carbon dioxide?

How do we obtain carbon dioxide? Carbon dioxide is produced whenever an acid reacts with a carbonate. This makes carbon dioxide easy to make in the laboratory. Calcium carbonate and hydrochloric acid are usually used because they are cheap and easy to obtain. Carbon dioxide can be collected over water, as shown in the diagram. […]

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