Let's face it: Sometimes the process of doing science is a lot messier (and more fire-prone) than it seems from the outside. Today, we want to hear all your best, most harrowing stories from inside of the lab.

Whether the story is of of a very near miss that you just managed to avoid, or a solution you Macguyver-ed for some not-quite functioning equipment, or something else entirely, we want to hear it. Be sure to include what kind of lab your story takes place in, what you were trying to do, and what (if anything) you gleaned from it.

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