Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week’s science news. Compiled by Lauren Wolf.

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Do-it-yourself fireworks. The Newscripts gang wants to live near this guy. [Wired] Researchers in England develop a 3-D printer for chocolate. Visions of delicious, delicious chocolate sculptures are dancing in our heads. [MSNBC] While soaking in that tub, your fingers might not prune just because of osmosis. There’s a new theory in town. [Discovery News] Spray-on coating for fabrics kills microbes. Could work on your gym socks … even your bowling socks. [BBC]                       And in case you want some actual science with this story, here’s the research. [ACS]


The Newscripts gang loves periodic tables. This one’s for astrophysics, and it’s super stellar. [Scientific American]

Author: Lauren Wolf

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