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Many of the researchers trading in mixing beakers for kissing babies have been recruited by 314 Action, a political action committee launched to support policymakers with scientific or technical backgrounds.
Bath-time bonanza Just changing rooms can help break the crazy, so run a huge bubble bath, throw in random new objects (like plastic beakers, measuring jugs and saucepans – do not throw in your children) and turn the tub into a science experiment.
The witness saw O’Rourke, who’s not required to handle the toxic chemical for his job, take the cyanide from the poison cabinet, pour it into a beaker and then into a water bottle last December, prosecutors said.
The other day, Cole, a biologist at Loyola University, roused her sleeping bioluminescent friends, swirling a beaker full, giving them oxygen.
Cabinetry bears beakers and vials, flasks and jars.
Most recently, Hoole and her fellow researchers identified an array of pollens that clung to a clay beaker found inside Ava’s grave.
Moreover, restrictions on items that can be brought into a detention center mean science classes are taught without beakers, Bunsen burners, microscopes, and anything that’s sharp or can be used as a weapon.
As Kennedy reports in The Guardian, archaeologists working in the area discovered a henge monument, Iron Age round huts, a pottery beaker, an ancient enclosure, and the bones of three children who died about 4,000 years ago.
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Origin and Etymology of beaker
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
BEAKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beaker for English Language Learners
: a wide glass with a lip for pouring that is used especially in chemistry for holding and measuring liquids
: a large drinking cup with a wide opening that is typically made of plastic or metal
BEAKER Defined for Kids
Definition of beaker for Students
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