The Science Cheep – #2

Lab On The Cheap The Science Cheep – June 8th 2020 Welcome to (working title) The Science Cheep, written for Lab On The Cheap, giving you all the updates in the DIY open-source world of science from the past week. Let us know what you think about this and if we should keep doing it! […]

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PocketPCR: a $100 PCR Kit

We’ve covered cheap DIY PCR solutions a couple of times, but there’s always room for one more PCR device. PocketPCR from the wonderful GaudiShop is a $110 PCR kit. The project has a well thought out assembly detailed in this instruction manual, but it will require a tiny bit of soldering. The USB powered device […]

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OpenRAMAN, a $3000 DIY Raman spectrometer

Raman spectroscopy is a technique in which light from a laser interacts with a sample to shift the laser wavelength. Recording the shifts with a spectrometer gives information about the sample. We’ve covered general cheap spectroscopy more than once here. OpenRAMAN is a project to assemble a Raman spectroscopy setup using about $3000 in (mostly […]

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