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Video: Laboratory drama unfolds the high-suspense thrill of edge thin-film testing

By April Gocha / March 21, 2018

Analytical materials characterization company MSE Supplies can relate to the high-suspense drama of getting experimental data—the company recently published a short video that hilariously brings this lab-turned-movie-set situation to life.

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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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Video: Series travels to the dark side to explore science of Star Wars

By April Gocha / December 17, 2015

Is the Death Star laser feasible? Are plasma lightsabers even remotely possible? Can we build a real-world force field? The American Chemical Society’s Reactions series mulls over the science behind the answers in this new video.

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