11/29/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Dry-Ice Martini and Electric Cake: When Science And Cooking Collide

Some professional scientists (and a few amateur lab rats) are taking the research in a different direction. Rather than scenting mozzarella cheese with rose petals, they're sticking metal forks into hot dogs and cooking them by electrocution. They're using Play-Doh extruders to make pixelated sugar cookies.

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