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Halloween science: Ceramics help create the gore of early Hollywood horror flicks

By April Gocha / October 31, 2017

There’s some interesting science behind Hollywood’s many renditions of fake blood. And ceramics even helped some of the earliest horror film directors achieve the perfect consistency to fake out—and freak out—moviegoers.

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Scared of the dark? Nanotechnology adds color to the blackest blacks

By April Gocha / October 29, 2015

Researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia are developing their own über black material, although this one’s not competing for a superlative achievement—their gold nanomaterial can reflect any color of choice with a simple addition of dye.

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Trick or treat? Arduino-controlled Halloween machine makes either a matter of possibility

By Jessica McMathis / October 30, 2014

This Halloween hack requires little more than an Arduino microcontroller, Nerf gun, and drill to add a bit of high-tech trickery to Trick or Treat.

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