While we love the syringe pumps from SyringePump.com (really!), consider making your own syringe pumps instead with the Open Source Syringe Pump Library. If you want the with it, here’s a more professional looking arduino-based setup.
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, […]
Using some card stock paper, a braided fishing line, some PVC pipe (or wood), and drinking straws with acrylic a team at Stanford proposes a basically free alternative to QBC centrifuges with comparable performance. To paraphrase from the paper: “The hematocrit results obtained in 1.5 mins on the paperfuge are comparable to the results obtained […]
Gabriel tweets: ” @LabOnTheCheap We build a magnetic tube rack for DNA extraction and wanted to share the stl file to all interested in 3D-printed lab equipment. “ And here’s the link to the STL file hosted on the NIH 3D Print Exchange. It’s crazy that these devices are often sold for hundreds of dollars. […]