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Ever had the urge to take a nice crunchy bite of Drosophila or lick icing off a brain? You will after a visit to linkurl:Not So Humble Pie,;http://notsohumblepie.blogspot.com/ a blog run by scientist-turned-baker, Ms. Humble. A blogger who refers to herself as "a typical nerdy biological anthropologist turned stay at home mom," Ms. Humble -- who chooses to remain anonymous -- began the blog in October 2009. Since then, the popular blog has regularly featured science-themed baked goods, from zebr

Megan Scudellari
Ever had the urge to take a nice crunchy bite of Drosophila or lick icing off a brain? You will after a visit to linkurl:Not So Humble Pie,;http://notsohumblepie.blogspot.com/ a blog run by scientist-turned-baker, Ms. Humble. A blogger who refers to herself as "a typical nerdy biological anthropologist turned stay at home mom," Ms. Humble -- who chooses to remain anonymous -- began the blog in October 2009. Since then, the popular blog has regularly featured science-themed baked goods, from zebrafish cookies to cilium cake. One of Ms. Humble's first science-y treats was a set of quirky linkurl:gingerbread scientists,;http://notsohumblepie.blogspot.com/2009/11/gingerbread-scientists-amuse-me.html "cookies that poke a little fun at my husband's [microbiology] job," she wrote on her blog. In January this year, Ms. Humble began a linkurl:"Science Cookie Roundup,";http://notsohumblepie.blogspot.com/2010/01/science-cookie-round-up-1.html a collection of images and stories of her baked goods as well as submissions from readers. Here we present a few of the...
Petri Dish:E. coli
Brain Cupcakes:Periodic Table:
Drosophila melanogaster:
Glassware:
Darwin Day Cake:
Neuron Cookies:
Mouse Cake:
Karyotype Cupcakes:
Anatomy Cake:




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