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Luciferin Necklace

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After many people recommended that I try a code-based 3D design system, like OpenSCAD, I was inspired to code the molecule luciferin.

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Science Necklace

Text necklaces have been popular recently. So naturally, I would make one to says “SCIENCE”!

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pH Litmus Paper Earrings

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The colorful pH Litmus paper test stripes inspired this DIY set of earrings. The chemical indicators on the strip changes color at certain pHs. 

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Science + Fashion Talk

This 5-min talk gives an overview of Science Couture Labs projects and how fashion can be used to change cultural perceptions of science.

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Chemist’s Terrarium

Succulent terrariums are getting more popular as a low-hassle urban-style decor.  They usually come in beautifully sculpted round glass for the table top or hanging from the ceiling.  So why not geek out and make them in beakers and Erlenmeyer flasks?

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Dopamine Earrings

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I like unusually shaped earrings, which is why I “permanently” wear a ear cuff.  I wanted to create a molecule earring that would wrap up the ear and found the perfect molecular structure: dopamine, a neurotransmitter for happiness.

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EcoRI Restriction Enzyme Site Necklace

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Restriction endonucleases are enzymes that cut a specific sequence of DNA. These enzymes are like little molecular scissors and are among the most essential tools for genetic engineering.

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Eppendorf Tube Earrings

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At the Bio+Art meetup we hosted with Counter Culture Labs, Patrik D. showed us that Eppendorf tubes can be made into simple geometric structures by clipping the cap into one another.

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Bio+Art Meetup

On Jan. 26, we hosted a “Bio+Art” Meetup with Counter Culture Labs. We had about a dozen people show up to make biology-inspired crafts.

Patrik D. brought various lab equipment for making viral capsid models.

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Molecule Earrings

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Jewelry has always been an outward form of self-expression and can often lead to conversations. So, why not use jewelry to start conversations about science?

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