The Tiniest of Gingerbread Houses, through Science!

Gingerbread houses are hard to make and decorate. But a gingerbread house that’s about 20,000 times smaller than a normal one, or one-tenth the width of a human hair? That sounds like a real challenge!

A scientist at McMaster University in Canada, who works with electron microscopes, has done so. It’s carved from silicon, so it’s a bit inedible, but it’s still painstakingly decorated. What’s more, it’s on the head of a microscopic winking snowman that makes a human hair look large.

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