Scientific stocking stuffers

Make the holidays bright for the researchers in your life with the help of these great gift ideas

Carrie Arnold
Dec 8, 2010
Image: Wikimedia commons, Pavel Sevela
The geeks on your gift list are always hard to buy for. They already have the latest gadgets. Gift cards can seem lame. And a batch of homemade fudge just won't cut it for that special scientist in your life.Luckily, there are plenty of great gifts out there on the Internet that will fit the bill for even the most discerning researchers on your list.linkurl:Fa-la-lassa fever;http://www.giantmicrobes.com/us/products/merrychristmasmicrobes.html Killer microbes seem much less threatening when they're stuffed and cuddly. Giant Microbes, makers of the popular plush microorganisms, have released a set of limited edition Christmas ornaments featuring the neuron, the common cold, __E. coli__, Epstein-Barr Virus, and the Red Amoeba, decked out in festive holiday garb.linkurl:Slice of Life scarves;http://www.asliceoflifescarves.com/ Who says scientists don't have style? Now you can wear that endoplasmic reticulum--or the organelle of your choice--with flair on a 100% silk scarf....
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