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What Is Your Most Embarrassing Science Lab Mishap?

BuzzFeed in no way endorses reckless lab behavior. Let us learn from your mistakes.

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Anyone who has spent a lot of time in a science lab has probably had a couple of close calls.

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Some of them might have been too embarrassing to admit at the time. But it might be time to get it off your chest.

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Maybe you caused a bit of a fume hood explosion?

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Or perhaps you didn’t balance a centrifuge and it broke apart at 14,000 RPM.

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Note: BuzzFeed is skeptical that such an event could go unnoticed.

Is it possible that you once mixed two chemicals together that didn’t get along?

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Whatever it was, now is the time to share the story!


Think of it as a way to provide a cautionary tale for future generations of scientists!

Tell us your story in the comments section or anonymously use the form below. You could be featured in a future BuzzFeed post!

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