Lego Blocks Could Be the Key to Detecting Nerve Gases in the Field

The worst toys to step on may yet be redeemed

Popular Science
Jun 28, 2018 · 3 min read
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By Kat Eschner

Lego blocks destroy the feet of groggy parents around the world, but as a new study from the University of Texas at Austin demonstrates, these mutable children’s toys can also be used for good — in this case, as a simple- and…

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