Scientists and students publish blueprints for a cheaper single-molecule microscope to make the specialist technique more widely available
An open-source design from the University of Bath gives schools, homes, and labs the chance to 3D print their own precision microscopes
Plans for the device, known as the ElectroPen, are being made available, along with the files necessary for creating a 3D-printed casing
A new generation of DIY scientists are building some very complex instruments
Stanford bioengineers have developed an ultra-low-cost, human-powered blood centrifuge. With rotational speeds of up to 125,000 revolutions per minute, the device separates blood plasma from red cells in 1.5 minutes, no electricity required
3D-printed, Lego-like system developed at UCR can be used by researchers, students, and clinicians to build lab tools easily and affordably
With some ingenuity and interdisciplinary help, Nick Kaplinsky’s pipe dream became a reality.
Let’s face it—running a laboratory can be expensive