Open Spin Microscopy

Awhile back we talked about OpenSPIM, which has a great step by step tutorial on how to make a light-sheet microscope. In the same vein there is Open Spin Microscopy, a website with several DIY light sheet microscopy projects including a much simpler optical tomography design. The website can be a little tricky to use, […]

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Waldoes (3D Printed Micro-manipulators)

Need a micro-positioning device for your magnetic tweezers or dissections? Check out open-labware’s 3D-printable micromanipulators. These seem to be based off unmotorized models by BackyardBrains  which are also open source in design but can be bought directly. That latter option isn’t cheap though, at around $100 a pop.   And for those of you who are curious, here’s […]

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