Whenever the lab closes and your favorite nerd comes home at the end of a long day, these gifts are perfect to celebrate their birthdays, Christmases, or just-becauses. They can geek out over the biological twists of DNA earrings or the powerhouse gift of a mitochondria keychain.
The best data scientist gift ideas are here! So whether you need a housewarming gift of scientific coasters or a romantic Valentine’s gift for a geneticist, these twenty items will be just the ticket. From clothing to books, playing cards to wine glasses, any nerd will be happy to have a personalized gift more meaningful than a box of candy Nerds.
Biology Gift Ideas For Bio Nerds
1. DNA Earrings
Get your double helix on display with these earrings formulated from a DNA of sterling silver. Carefully welded in an avant-garde jewelry style, these double-stranded rings will add a little scientific twist to their outfit.
2. Anatomical Bone Socks
Your friends will think your gift-giving is off the charts when you give the gift of fashion with these anatomical chart socks. Even the feet of these socks are printed with reflexology mapping. Keep your loved ones’ feet warm and their hearts happy!
3. TED Talks Book Set: Science!
Including Follow Your Gut, How We’ll Live On Mars, and The Laws of Medicine, this boxed set of TED Talk books will provide hours upon hours of entertainment as your friends study everything from architecture to business, space travel to love, and everything in between. This gift of knowledge will allow one to learn from the best and brightest minds.
4. 23andME DNA Testing Kit
Testing, testing, twenty-three and me! This is the best gift to give the curious biologist on your gift list this year. Allow them to explore their DNA and discover its insights into their ancestry and health.
5. Spinal Tape
Add a Halloween flair to your packages year-round with this spinal tape that applies to any surface. Over two thousand vertebrae means over eighty feet of packing tape to seal your boxes. What to fill the boxes with? All of these other gifts, of course!
6. Amino Acid Playing Cards
Why go fish when you can Amino Fish? These playing cards are perfect for biology education! Give them to your smartest nieces and nephews, and then try to keep up as they beat you in round after round.
7. Beaker Wine Glass
Happy twenty-first birthday (again) to all of your friends! They can enjoy the fruit of the vine with scientific precision in these wine beakers. It’s periodic tableware that will thrill the science geeks in your life.
8. Cytosis Board Game
A cell biology game will provide hours of educational fun for your friends and family! The geniuses in your life will find the friendly competition is alive, and the most scientific subjects will no longer be boring. Perfect for your beloved gamers, teachers, scientists, biologists, or students with upcoming birthdays!
9. 3D Printed Heart
Spread the love this Valentine’s Day with an anatomical heart model. Your darling will know that you care about them and their interests when you break down this detailed model of a physical heart. Then open up your romantic heart to them!
10. Anatomy Coasters
Thank the healthcare workers in your life today! These wooden human anatomy coasters are the perfect gift for any doctor or nurse. Their hard work should be rewarded with a safe place for their drinks that highlights their great passion for biology! Woodn’t you like a set for yourself too?
11. Tardigrade Figure
This 3D Tardigrade figure is a curiosity that will bring joy to any biology nerd. Whether you call it a water bear or a moss piglet, you can give it to your best friend. They will think of you and smile every time they see it.
12. Biology Nerd T-Shirts
What’s more fun than a selfie? A cellfie! Get a biology t-shirt (or two) for the pals in your life that run on mitochondria and coffee. They can celebrate the little things like bacteria with a fashion statement!
13. Anatomy Facemask
Help others see what’s under that mask… more than skin deep! If you have a friend or a loved one who is geeked up about muscular structures of the face or body, this facemask will do the trick.
14. Amino Acid Sequence Wall Art
Give a colorful watercolor print to your science-inclined significant other or best friend. This one features amino acids from the protein CEP290. It’s the perfect way to add color to your sister’s new apartment!
15. Microscope Kit
Get your grandkids interested in STEM with this fifty-two-piece microscope set. With a variety of magnification levels, it will intrigue any child or adult who dreams of being a scientist when they grow up.
16. Digital Microscope
This seven-inch screen on a digital microscope will help you zoom in on the perfect gift. Your friends will be able to see the tiniest details of circuit board inspection, QC inspection, watch/clock repair, insects, coins, jewelry, and stamps.
17. Biology Sticker Pack
Everyone has a friend who collects stickers for their water bottle, laptop, or vehicle. These fifty stickers will give them encouragement to keep using their brain power. These cutesy decals will have your friends laughing and finding new corners in which to stick them!
18. Mitochondria Keychain
“Oh no! Where are my keys?” If your biology major roommate is constantly asking you to help them search, you may need to give them the hint with a mitochondria keychain. The powerhouse of the cell will give you the power to do more than search for keys.
19. Periodic Table Cuff
Wanting to start a new trend periodically? This bangle may not include neurons, but it is printed in the US with non-toxic, earth-friendly ink and hypoallergenic aluminum. Don’t table this gift idea for later when you know the perfect person to give it to. They’ll love the element of surprise!