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Deconstructing Twinkies & Sonicating Gummi Bears

The Twinkies ingredients list is analyzed to figure out how these snacks have such a long shelf life (45 days!), while in lab, gummi bears are subjected to sonication, liquid nitrogen, and trypsin. 20 more words

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Google Science Fair 2014

Today I had the amazing opportunity to go to Google’s 2014 science fair. I didn’t ever go inside and see the kids’ experiments but I had loads of fun and learned a lot from the outside. 436 more words

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Kool Kids {260}

Last stop for the Mega Food Wok: Kool Kids. They served mooncake-inspired liquid nitrogen ice cream. They make their ice cream by bathing their batter with liquid nitrogen and constantly mixing it to create a perfectly smooth creation. 8 more words

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IMISSU (so) Say Cheese!

You know ice cake right? The one you want to have as your birthday cake, which is a cake with ice cream, a killer combo. But sometimes you want to have a cake and ice cream in one cup. 543 more words

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liquid nitrogen is the answer (it has to be)

so, guess what happened exactly 7 days ago this morning? I spilled milk on my laptop. what a creative way to ruin my day, don’t you agree? 1,270 more words

The Grey Tail

The ALS Ice bucket challenge - but with liquid nitrogen

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Why was the Canadian chemist who poured liquid nitrogen over himself for his version of the ALS ice bucket challenge not catastrophically injured?  Well, the answer lies in the Leidenfrost effect. 339 more words

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Ice Cream Chemistry At Its Best

The Times nominated it as the best ice cream parlour in England. The Observer named it as the future of ice cream. I had a cup of their decadent goodness a few years ago when they just opened up and keep on coming back for their sinfully delicious scoops whenever I have an excuse to visit Camden Town in London. 382 more words

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