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Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week’s science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf.

Denim kilts. Who knew? Credit: Flickr user alt_kilt

Chemist dons denim kilt to fight air pollution. [Boulder Weekly]

Dinosaurs, robots, and 3-D printing. Add a lightsaber and some bacon, and this might just be the coolest research of all time. [Forbes]

Talk about a green thumb. Russian scientists revive seeds that are 32,000 years old. [NY Times]

The Newscripts gang have seen some crazy molecular gastronomy in our day, but this takes the cake: An edible apple-flavored balloon. [Geek O System]

Researchers make superglue based on proteins from flesh-eating bacteria. Remind us never to accidently stick our fingers together with this stuff. [PhysOrg.com]

Ten chemical reactions caught on film. [iO9]

Not to be outdone, these guys collected five videos about hydrogen experiments. Do YOU know what hydrogen sounds like? [Tech E Blog]

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