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TS 2014 Gift Guide

Presents for the scientists and science-lovers on your shopping list

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Kerry Grens

Kerry served as The Scientist’s news director until 2021. Before joining The Scientist in 2013, she was a stringer for Reuters Health, the senior health and science reporter at...

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Wearable words

Aside from a real tattoo of the Philae comet lander, what better way to show one’s love of science and exploration than by a temporary tattoo of Charles Darwin’s tree of life? Lithographs.com offers the removable skin art for just $5. And if a tattoo isn’t enough to fully express your loved one’s zeal, the website also sells T-shirts and tote bags smothered in text from Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, Opticks by Isaac Newton, and other books. As an added charitable bonus, the company donates a book to a community in need for every T-shirt or tote it sells (and for every five tattoos).

 

Nobel-inspired scarf

High fashion meets neuroscience in a line of scarves inspired by the discoveries of Nobel Laureate May-Britt Moser. Clothing designer Matthew Hubble made the dress Moser wore when she accepted the award, working into the gown images...

 

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