Dyche Mullin’s lab at UCSF has several handy stl files for 3D printed parts. For instance, these very handy boxes for storing and transporting 22 mm coverslips after they have been cleaned or treated. They also have this delightful DIY coverslip spinner/dryer. But beware, /u/machinofacture from Reddit has an interesting objection, “I’ve made them before (out of […]
When I first joined a lab, someone told me the best pipette was the one that had been calibrated most recently. In that spirit, check out these 3D Printed Pipettes called “Biropettes” from open-labware.net. If you’re worried about quality, just calibrate it and check the accuracy. You know, just like you do for a regular […]
The rare macroscopic post: If you need to control the macroscopic motion of a digital camera consider Dynamic Perception. They used to be a DIY forum and in that spirit they still sell individual parts along with full pre-made systems. Better yet a lot of what they do is open-source.
We’ve covered making your own syringe pumps before, but we’d like to draw your attention to this amazing write up by DropletKitchen to make push-only syringe pumps. Since this is the second post from DropletKitchen, consider perusing their various projects.
Here’s a fantastic publication on the plans for a open-source 2-photon by David Rosenegger, Cam Tran, Jeffery Ledue, Nin Zhou and Grant Gordon. The parts list they include hits $60k, but also involves a lot of stuff you already have lying around, like a computer to control the system. When you take that kind of stuff […]