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A holiday gift guide for all the science lovers on your list

We've taken some of the work out of the holiday by rounding up the most inspired, innovative, and delightful gift ideas for anyone on your list.

’Tis the season for the gift of science. And we’ve taken some of the work out of the holiday by rounding up the most inspired, innovative, and delightful gift ideas for anyone on your list.

Maybe you’ve got a budding young scientist in your family, or you want to inspire someone in your life to love medicine. Maybe you’ve got a friend in a scientific profession — or one who dabbles on the side. Or maybe you need that perfect something for a colleague, neighbor, or your family physician.

In any case, take a look at our ideas below — and share your own in the comments!

1. DIY gene-editing

Your science-loving. It comes with agar, non-pathogenic E. coli bacteria, RNA plasmid, template DNA, an adjustable pipette with tips, a microcentrifuge set, and everything else you need for a hands-on lesson in molecular biology and gene engineering techniques.

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