• Metafluidics.org: the open source website for lab-on-a-chip devices

    The site, Metafluidics.org, is a free repository of designs for lab-on-a-chip devices, submitted by all sorts of inventors, including trained scientists and engineers, hobbyists, students, and amateur makers. Users can browse the site for devices ranging from simple...

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  • Build Your Own SLA/DLP 3D Printer with 3D Printed Parts

    A maker named Aldric Négrier has designed and built several 3D printers, many of which he has shared on Instructables.  Their latest is the RooBee One, an aluminum-frame SLA-DLP printer named for its bright red color. The design...

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  • Robo makes 3D printing cheaper and easier

    Robo hopes to straighten out some of the technical issues and continues to make strides towards affordable, but also smart and easy-to-use 3D printing technology and supporting accessories: “simplifying the path to every print.” They launched a previously...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Discovering OpenSCAD – part 2: advanced functions

      Here we complete the overview of the free 3D modeling and editing software by creating modular models that can be assembled together.  OpenSCAD is a free 3D modeling software whose strength is the capability of creating more...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Discovering OpenSCAD – part 1: basic functions

      Who prints 3D objects needs a 3D modeling and editing software to create and edit files; a good example is OpenSCAD, that is also a nice resource to modify and process most of Thingiverse files.   With “3D modeling” we mean the design of a three-dimensional shape, the...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • 3Dprint your halloween special with 3Drag

      The night of the witches is coming: we need thus to gear up with a suitable decoration, so to create an atmosphere worthy of this celebration. For this circumstance there are many suggestions on the Internet,...

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  • Open source science equipment can make the difference? University of Michigan says…

    Science can be expensive. But making customized scientific equipment doesn’t have to be. Researchers at Michigan Technological University have compiled economic data on the effectiveness of open source hardware in the laboratory—and the process looks promising. The...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Marcel Duchamp, Chess Set is now Available in Open Source

    As reported by Boing Boing here: Marcel Duchamp’s rare chess-set has been recreated as freely downloadable 3D print-files on Thingiverse, where the community is actively remixing them. This chess set is now being remixed and reinterpreted by...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • 3Drag printable parts are on Thingiverse

    An amazing user of our super amazing 3Dprinter 3Drag (See it here http://www.open-electronics.org/3drag-3d-printer/) put togheter all the 3dprintable parts on a Thingiverse set! See > K8200/3Drag printer by xmosh – Thingiverse. (Note that K8200 is the alternatie name...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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