Guess you had to have grown up in the '80s to get it, but Bayblab bloggers list the top five "MacGyver" moments in the lab, where, they write, "you inventively use lab supplies or household objects to make an experiment work." Using a blender and supplies from your local pottery shop is cool, but try using shrinky-dinks to build your next microfluidic chamber, as did the University of California's Michelle Khine.

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