Kostas Lagogiannis recently emailed us to let us now about a June 2018 paper entailing a cheap method to monitor genetically targeted neural activity and behavior in Drosophila larvae simultaneously. The paper is written by himself, Manuela Marescotti, Barbara Webb, R. Wayne Davies and J. Douglas Armstrong The concept is to create a high throughput substitute or […]
A couple weeks ago we posted about Punch Card Programmable Microfluidics, and long before that we posted about an early version of the Foldscope and we posted on my personal favorite of the bunch, the paperfuge. All of these are projects of Dr. Manu Prakash, whom we recently saw talk at the Marine Biological Laboratory […]
If your working on electronics, consider EasyEDA.com. This resource not only lets you simulate circuits ahead of time but also lets you order electronic parts and Printed Circuit Boards according to your designs. This can make DIY work much less daunting and the final product appear much more professional. Post Edit: Since this post was […]
Recently, the authors of Lab On The Cheap have been taking part in a lab relocation across the US of A. We want to write something about this process, but we need some help from you. It’s weird that we are having trouble writing about this, because there are a lot of articles on this. […]
PVC Pipe is cheap and easy to get your hands on, the only problem in making experimental apparatus with PVC as the frame is that it’s generally meant for plumbing and so has limited connectors. Formufit fixes this problem by offering connectors, some which are adjustable, that effectively turn PVC Pipes into a lego set.