3D Print a Pipette Tip Sorter!

If you are using pipette tips that don’t come in racks, check out this pipette tip sorting device on thingiverse that makes aligning and inserting the tips much much easier. The 3D print is designed for 10 ┬ÁL Sarstedt pipette tips (order no. 701130) and the design also requires an iron rod or nails with […]

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Make a polarimeter for $350

A polarimeter is used to characterize a sample by measuring the rotation of polarized light when it interacts with the sample. They can cost upwards of ~$10,000, but a $350 DIY high-resolution polarimeter has recently been detailed in a paper by Andrew Harvie , Tom Phillips, and John deMello. The bill of materials for the […]

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OpenPlant toolkit

A paper from Jim Haseloff’s lab on a low maintenance model plant for bioengineering. The paper describes the process for maintaining genetic lines in the plant Marchantia polymorpha without the need for greenhouse facilities. It presents the work they’ve done to make the DNA easily editable (such as screening for promoters) for bioengineering purposes and […]

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