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These tools helped scientists win the Nobel Prize
From optical tweezers to multiplexed cell imaging, this is what it takes to break through.
Gear to make your kitchen more like a laboratory
Bring scientific precision to your cooking.
Parrots Teach Scientists To Make Fade-Proof Colors
Polly want a purer pigment?
How Do Researchers Feed Thousands Of Bloodthirsty Bed Bugs?
A sanguinary luncheon for laboratory insects
“The Kitchen As Laboratory”: Measuring the Texture of Egg Yolks
A collection of essays about every aspect of culinary science shows how much more there is to understand about even the most familiar items
The Laboratory That Infects Salad With Deadly Pathogens
Troubleshooting the contamination of greens
FYI: What Is The Most Dangerous Piece Of Laboratory Equipment?
Consider the autoclave, which scientists use to sterilize tools and which issues scalding steam to do so. Or consider the … Continued
Building a Rodent-Sized, Wearable Brain-Imaging Device
I’m an instrument builder, mostly, and I work on positron-emission-tomography devices: PET. Doctors use them to look for cancer, but … Continued
Dinosaur Digs, Particle Accelerators and Crash Tests: Eight Epic Summer Vacations
Not your rainy afternoon trip to the science museum