• 3D-Printed LEGO-Like Blocks Open Access to Costly Lab Technologies

    Douglas Hill, a graduate student at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) under Assistant Professor of Bioengineering William Grover, has developed a LEGO-like system of 3D-printed blocks for creating research tools on the fly. Dubbed Multifluidic Evolutionary...

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  • Bento Lab: An open source DNA laboratory for everybody on Kickstarter

    Bento Lab is a DNA analysis laboratory. With Bento Lab, you can take a biological sample, extract its DNA, and conduct a simple genetic analysis. Bento Lab combines the essential tools for molecular biology, which are used by...

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  • ‘Open-hardware’ pioneers push for low-cost lab kit

    Few scientists know that, instead of buying their lab equipment, they can often build it much more cheaply — and customize their creations — by following ‘open-hardware’ instructions that are freely available online. Proponents of open hardware...

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  • Building your Science Lab with Open Source

    an extension of the book the Open Source Lab, researcher Joshua Pearce created this wide collection of information about how to make scientific equipment following open source principles. Most experimental research projects are executed with a combination of purchased hardware equipment, which...

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