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Is plastic used in plastic surgery?

No, plastic is not generally used in plastic surgery. Like many other English medical terms, the origin of the word 'plastic' is Greek. It comes...
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Where does the new car smell come from?

The new car smell comes from the outgassing (aka off-gassing) of volatile organic compounds (aka VOCs) being released from the new plastic, vinyl, etc....
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Where does ammonia come from?

Ammonia is made by something called the Haber process which combines nitrogen from the air with hydrogen derived mainly from a natural gas such as methane....
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Should I top off my gas tank after the pump handle clicks?

Topping off your gas tank (aka gas topping) is not a good idea for mechanical, environmental, and financial reasons. Any gas you put in...
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Are humans red meat or white meat?

Humans are both red meat and white meat. It depends on what muscle the meat is coming from. The main determining factor of meat color is its concentration of a protein called myoglobin. Within muscle fibers, myoglobin stores and transfers oxygen from the blood to the cellular machinery.

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