MicrobeMeter: A cheap Turbidimeter

MicrobeMeter is a compact turbidimeter designed to measure aerobic and anaerobic microbial growth dynamics. A formal description of the device is available on bioRxiv. You can buy one pre-assembled for $600, or you can assemble it yourself for $420. You can also download the design for non-commercial use for free if you register with humanetechnologies. […]

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Computers on The Cheap

It’s a Technical Tuesday! Today we are going down the rapids of computer purchasing. This is a primer on purchasing computers on the cheap. We start with prebuilt computers (1), then cover acquiring peripherals (2,3), and finally talk about building your own computers (4,5). This is a living document about a volatile topic, so write […]

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