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April 20, 2019

Infrared Light Offers A Cooler Way to Defrost

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Today's Nerdy Curio is brought to you by 60-Second Science. Light tuned to a specific frequency warms ice more than water—which could come in handy for defrosting delicate biological samples. Adam Levy reports.

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Aired April 8, 2019

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Chris R
4:47 PM 14 May 2019
To see and to have thaw : oh come now, can’t just spring a pun like that, need to warm us up 1st :-P
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