$6 Printed Mini Centrifuge

This 3D printed design for a mini centrifuge caught our eye as a lab hack that is reminiscent of the early days of this blog (UV lamp, Sillouette design cutter). Mini centrifuges are ubiquitous in wet labs. Very simple machines, they are sold by Eppendorf and other scientific manufacturers for $150-200. If your lab has […]

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A low cost microfabrication toolbox

If you are interested in working with microfluidics and are having difficulty getting started, check out a paper by Jérôme Charmet, Rui Rodrigues, Ender Yildirim, Pavan Challa, Benjamin Roberts, Robert Dallmann, and Yudan Whulanza. The paper describes cheap solutions to several chamber fabrication techniques including photolithography, micromilling, 3D printing, xurography (knife cutting) and screen-printing. The […]

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