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Amazon Prime Day: Best Deals for Science Lovers

Put your best foot forward (and by "best" we mean "nerdiest") with these colorful, science-y socks.
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Amazon's annual Prime Day will deliver savings on thousands of products for Prime members today (July 16). Live Science is wading through these products so you don't have to, bringing you the nerdiest picks: from microscope slide collections to DIY robots; from chemistry sets to molecule jewelry.

For all you science geeks out there, here's a look at what we're watching right now. We will be updating this page throughout the day with our favorite science-y deals.

Dinosaur Puppets

Rawr! Stage epic Jurassic battles with three colorful dinosaur head puppets. Though real dinosaurs were feathered, these heads of extinct carnivorous dinosaurs such at T. rex and Velociraptor are made of soft, painted silicon.

Prime Day price: $18.95, a savings of 20% for Prime members

Anatomy Apron

Instead of wearing your heart on your sleeve, why not wear it on an apron — along with your lungs, liver, intestines and other organs? Soft sculptures in polyester and cotton offer an external view of the organs in the human body, assembled in their correct positions.

Prime Day price: $17.99, a savings of 40% for Prime members

Newton's Cradle

Enjoy a mesmerizing desktop display of physics in action, with a device known as Newton's Cradle. The swinging motion of the stainless steel balls demonstrates conservation of momentum and energy as the balls at the end of the row transmit force through the rest of the spheres.

Prime Day price: $12.79, a savings of 20% for Prime members

Shark Night Light

Sharks usually cruise unseen in the dark ocean depths, but this 3D illuminated shark lamp will light up the darkness of your room. The LED light cycles through seven colors and is powered by USB or 3 AA batteries (not included).

Prime Day price: $13.19, a savings of 20% for Prime members

Prepared Human Pathology Slide Set

These 12 research-quality slides are a superb educational tool for introducing students to the effects of disease on the human body. They contain tissue samples representing a range of human pathologies, including anaemia, tuberculosis, cancer, fibroma and tumors.

Prime Day price: $40.00, a savings of 20% for Prime members

Inflatable Stegosaurus Costume

This inflatable costume will transform you into the stegosaurus you've always wanted to be. The costume is 100% polyester and is best suited for people of heights between 4 feet 9 inches (1.5 meters) and six feet two inches (1.9 m) tall. Included with the costume is fan for inflation, which requires 4 AA batteries (not included).

Prime Day price: $35.19, a savings of 20% for Prime members

Over-Glasses Safety Goggles

Just because you wear prescriptions glasses doesn't mean you have to compromise safety during your experiments. These durable, scratch-resistant safety goggles will fit comfortably over your glasses, offering protection against splattering liquids or airborne particles. They also filter out 99% of UV light.

Prime Day price: $8.52, a savings of 20% for Prime members

National Geographic Birds Field Guide

Get to know your feathered neighbors with the "National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America," the most up-to-date guide available. Beautifully illustrated and packed with information to thrill and delight birdwatchers of all levels, the book describes more than 1,000 species of birds.

Prime Day price: $16.32, a savings of 46% for Prime members. Take an additional $5 off the price with promo code PRIMEBOOK19 when spending $15 or more on books offered by Amazon.com.

Caffeine Necklace

Show the world how much you love coffee on a molecular level, with this metal alloy necklace that shows coffee's chemical structure. Also available in silver, gold and rose gold tones.

Prime Day price: $11.85, a savings of 25% for Prime members

Nicola Tesla Patents Art Prints

Celebrate the genius of pioneering engineer and thinker Nicola Tesla with a set of six art prints depicting some of his most celebrated inventions, including an electromagnet motor, an electric incandescent lamp and an alternative electric current generator.

Prime Day price: $11.24, a savings of 25% for Prime members

Hummingbird Feeder

If hummingbirds are native to the region where you live, you can attract them to your backyard with this easy-to-assemble hummingbird feeder. It can hold 12 ounces (0.4 liters) of nectar and has four feeding stations, and it can be suspended from a pole, pillar or branch.

Prime Day price: $10.87, a savings of 36% for Prime members

Math Formula Wall Clock

Math nerds will delight in keeping time with this silent, battery-operated wall clock, which displays math equations to mark the hours. It measures 12 inches (31 centimeters) in diameter and requires one AA battery (not included).

Prime Day price: $19.74, a savings of 21% for Prime members

Moon Lamp

Now you can experience the full moon whenever you like, with a spherical lamp modeled to resemble the lunar surface. The lamp features 16 colors and 4 display modes, which can be adjusted by touch or by remote control, and it will remain illuminated for 6 to 12 hours at a time, depending on the brightness setting.

Prime Day price: $18.49, a savings of 26% for Prime members

Microscope Slide Collection

A diverse array of microscopic tissue samples representing plants and animals are at your fingertips, in this 48-pack microscope slide collection. These high-transparency prepared plastic slides are clearly labeled and will provide hours of fascination and discovery for curious minds with a microscope.

Prime Day price: $9.80, a 51% savings for Prime members

Serotonin Molecule Sterling Silver Necklace

Serotonin is a neurotransmitter associated with the regulation of mood, sleep patterns and appetite, and is thought to contribute to feelings of happiness. With this serotonin molecule necklace, you can carry a little happiness with you wherever you go.

Prime Day price: $18.39, a savings of 20% for Prime members

Boom! Combustion Chemistry Kit

Who could resist the chance to make something go boom? This kit includes everything an aspiring chemist will need to make colorful expanding liquids; to launch rockets and geysers; and to generate explosive sounds and sparkle effects. Recommended for ages 8 (with adult supervision) and up.

Prime Day price: $36.58, Prime members save an additional 20% at checkout

Men's Science Socks

Put your best foot forward (and by "best" we mean "nerdiest") with these colorful socks, decorated with atoms, beakers, microscopes, and other science symbols.

Prime Day price: $8.79, a savings of 20% for Prime members

Assorted Science Decals

Declare your nerdiness to the world by plastering these science decals on everything you own. Each pack contains 50 unique designs that are fade-resistant and waterproof, each measuring around 2 to 3 inches (6 to 8 centimeters) wide.

Prime Day price: $5.59, a savings of 20% for Prime members

Originally published on Live Science.