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Strange Science: Using Nail Art to Talk about Science

One young scientist is using her love of nail art as a way to bring science to other young women and folks who are interested in nail art. Luisa Torres’ interest in nail art started separate from her interest in … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Break the Lamp: Interview with Jacob Budenz

Today’s interview is with Jacob Budenz, a new addition to the Mad Scientist Journal family! DV: Tell us a bit about yourself! Jacob Budenz: In addition to being a writer, I’m a multi-disciplinary performer (singer, piano player, actor, performance artist, director, … Continue reading

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These Boots Were Made For Fighting

Guest Post by Trish Heinrich We have all seen it. The superhero woman with the outfit that barely covers her ample bosom and bottom, her well-muscled legs encased in thigh high boots with towering heels. “How does she fight in … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Break the Lamp: Interview with Maureen Bowden

Maureen Bowden has published a number of stories with Mad Scientist Journal, as well as appearing in the Utter Fabrication anthology. Now she’s back with a story for I Didn’t Break the Lamp! DV: Tell us a bit about yourself! Maureen Bowden: … Continue reading

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Strange Science: UV Rays for Sterilizing Transplants

Researchers in Brazil are using ultraviolet rays to help eliminate or reduce viruses and bacteria in donated organs before those organs are transplanted into recipients. When organs are prepared for a typical transplant, the donor’s blood is removed from the … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Break the Lamp: Interview with Ville Meriläinen

Today’s interview is with Ville Meriläinen, a returning MSJ author who also had a story in Fitting In! DV: Tell us a bit about yourself! Ville Meriläinen: You know that thing when you’re in a new group of people for … Continue reading

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Review of The Great Faerie Strike

The Great Faerie Strike by Spencer Ellsworth (Broken Eye Books/Stinkeye Books, 2019) is a spirited adventure story set in the Otherworld, a region inhabited by fantasy creatures. The story is told from two points of view: Jane, a half-vampire, and … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Break the Lamp: Interview with M. Lopes da Silva

Today’s interview is with M. Lopes da Silva, who had a story in Utter Fabrication in 2017 and is back with a story for I Didn’t Break the Lamp! DV: Tell us a bit about yourself! M. Lopes da Silva: I … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Connections between Music and Science

There are many connections between music and science, and the Kennedy Center’s ArtsEdge website has loads of articles on these connections, including things like sound waves and acoustics, why the holes on violins are shaped the way they are, and … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Break the Lamp: Interview with Vivian Li

Today, we’re talking with Vivian Li, whose story, “Wild,” will appear in I Didn’t Break the Lamp! DV: Tell us a bit about yourself! Vivian Li: I’m an aspiring writer, musician, composer, and inventor. My favorite things to do include writing, … Continue reading

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