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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Theater Lighting Filters

Need some cheap optical filters? Consider theater lighting filters. They even come in wonderful sampling packs! These are used in the 3D printed microscope described in our Tiny Florescence Microscopy post, and there’s been plenty of people using this trick over the years so your not going into uncharted territory just to save a few dollars. […]

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