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By Lynn Van Gorp

Antoine Lavoisier has been referred to as the founding father of glossy chemistry. The French scientist is so much remembered for constructing the medical procedure, that's a cautious, step by step method for proving or disproving whatever.

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Antoine Lavoisier. Founder of Modern Chemistry

Antoine Lavoisier has been referred to as the founding father of sleek chemistry. The French scientist is such a lot remembered for constructing the clinical technique, that is a cautious, step by step procedure for proving or disproving anything.

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