It doesn’t take a gourmet chef to acknowledge that all cooking really is chemistry. Granted, looking at it that way takes the romance out of it, but at the very base level, the science of cooking is based on chemical reactions that take place between ingredients.
Given that, it seems fitting that styles of objects found in science labs are crossing over into kitchen fashion and style. Some manufacturers have adapted the styles and tweaked them just enough that there is still a ghost of their origins.
Should you really want to run with this idea, there are several scientific supply companies that sell the real McCoy, and some of their stuff is surprisingly affordable! However, it may be a little off-putting to your guests if you go overboard, they might start wondering if you are concocting something to be afraid of!
Sources: GlobalScientific and BestScienceSupplies