Amusing News Aliquots
Silly samplings of this week’s science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf.
Chemcraft nostalgia: Ah, the good old days of chemistry sets with cyanide and uranium dust. [iO9]
Meth-cooking chemist sets up early for the ACS meeting. [Philly Inquirer]
Using a 3-D printer to replicate your own brain in chocolate: hilarious and fun [Newscripts]. But using a 3-D printer to replicate your unborn fetus as a keepsake statue in clear “amniotic” resin? We think this might be crossing over into the Creepy Zone. [iO9]
Fish in Spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaace. [WA Today]
If you’ve got a smartphone and 100 million yen, you could control this massive, gun-toting robot. [Guardian]
You can keep your fancy office espresso machine. The Newscripts gang would prefer this pancake-making machine any day. [BoingBoing]