UB's crystal growing contest shines on Science Friday

Published January 26, 2018

Science Friday interviewed Jason Benedict, associate professor of chemistry, about his work with crystals and the U.S. Crystal Growing Competition that he founded four years ago, which in 2017 garnered just over 100 crystals grown by young scientists, from high schoolers to kindergarteners. “I’m pretty blown away actually when I see some of these things,” he said. “[Every year,] they’ve just been getting better and better.”

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https://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/how-to-grow-your-own-crystals/

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