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Open Source Pharma - Home. Rocket Lab's Electron test flight succeeds: A 3D printed, carbon fiber rocket flew for the first time in New Zealand — Quartz. Taipei, Taiwan Crammed with bridal boutiques, tailors, and wedding studios, a short stretch of camphor tree-lined Zhongshan North Road is the epicenter of Taiwan’s once-booming wedding industry.

Rocket Lab's Electron test flight succeeds: A 3D printed, carbon fiber rocket flew for the first time in New Zealand — Quartz

But the area is now a shadow of its former self. “During the best times there were more than a hundred shops here,” Cheng said. “Now there’s a lot fewer, maybe only forty,” said Sunny Cheng, who has worked at the boutique-studio Cinderella x Hera for 22 years. Since peaking in 2000, when 182,000 couples got hitched, the number of marriages in Taiwan has dropped by 20%, according to government data, owing to the ultra-low birth rate combined with young Taiwanese choosing to marry later in life.

While marriage equality could take up to two years to be enshrined into law, the decision further burnishes Taiwan’s credentials as Asia’s most LGBT-friendly country. “When they go to the US or Europe, they take their close friends,” Lin said. The biggest potential source of new business is China. Une rencontre pour le matériel scientifique open source. « Malgré les progrès technologiques, de nombreuses innovations scientifiques ne se concrétisent pas faute de matériel abordable et personnalisable, explique François Grey, professeur à l’Université de Genève et coordinateur de Citizen Cyberlab, un partenariat entre le CERN, l’Institut des Nations Unies pour la formation et la recherche (UNITAR), et l’Université de Genève – qui a co-organisé l’atelier GOSH!

Une rencontre pour le matériel scientifique open source

2016. « Cette pénurie de matériel scientifique accessible est particulièrement gênante pour les groupes scientifiques d’initiative citoyenne ou les organisations humanitaires qui ne disposent pas des mêmes moyens qu’un institut correctement financé. » Accéder librement au matériel scientifique permettrait en effet de limiter les coûts liés à l’instrumentation et d’élargir le cercle des utilisateurs, tout en facilitant la réutilisation et l'adaptabilité. Category:Open source scientific hardware. Mini-spectrometer 3D printable model.

The miniaturized spectrometer is composed of 4 fundamental pieces, and a clip to attach it to the smartphone.

Mini-spectrometer 3D printable model

It is recommended to print the spectrometer in black color, to avoid light to penetrate. The components of the mini-spectrometer to be printed in 3D are: Base (download the STL file upb_base_01_2017.stl)Slider (download the STL file upb_slider_01_2017.stl)Cap (download the STL file upb_cap_01_2017.stl)Tube (download the STL file upb_tube_01_2017.stl) Australian scientists use soybean oil to create graphene. Image copyright CSIRO Australian scientists have turned ordinary cooking oil into graphene, in a discovery they say lowers its cost to produce.

Australian scientists use soybean oil to create graphene

Graphene, a strong carbon material, is just one atom wide and conducts electricity better than copper. It was discovered at the University of Manchester in 2004, winning its inventors a Nobel Prize in 2010. Now researchers say they can make graphene with soybean oil, potentially making it more commercially viable. Graphene is hoped to have numerous applications including in electronics, biomedical devices and water filtration. "One of the limiting factors in utilising graphene is the high price compared to other materials," said Dr Zhao Jun Han from Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).

"If we reduce the price, we can promote its application. " It is then rapidly cooled on nickel foil into a thin rectangle. The new method could make it "significantly" cheaper, he said. Michigan Technological University - The rise of collaborative consumption, peer-to-peer systems, and not-for-profit social enterprise heralds the emergence of a new era of human collectivity.

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Increasingly, this consolidation stems from an understanding ... more abstractThe rise of collaborative consumption, peer-to-peer systems, and not-for-profit social enterprise heralds the emergence of a new era of human collectivity. Increasingly, this consolidation stems from an understanding that big-banner issues—such as climate change—are not the root causes of our present global predicament. There is a growing and collective view that issues such as this are actually symptoms of a much more vicious, seemingly insurmountable condition: our addiction to economic, consumption, and population growth in a world of finite resources. Explicit cookie consent. TAKE a cardboard disc and punch two holes in it, close to, and on either side of, its centre.

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Thread a piece of string through each hole. Now, pull on each end of the strings and the disc will spin frenetically—first in one direction as the strings wind around each other, and then in the other, as they unwind. Versions of this simple children’s whirligig have been found in archaeological digs on sites across the world, from the Indus Valley to the Americas, with the oldest examples dating back to 3,300BC. Now Manu Prakash and his colleagues at Stanford University have, with a few nifty modifications, turned the toy into a cheap, lightweight medical centrifuge. They report their work this week in Nature Biomedical Engineering.

Centrifuges’ many uses include the separation of medical samples (of blood, urine, sputum and stool) for analysis. Dr Prakash’s device, which he calls a “paperfuge”, costs 20 cents and weighs just 2 grams. Gmail - Free Storage and Email from Google. LaserOscope II. Follow me on Twitter: @SteveSchuler20 and right here on Hackaday: KRA5H My original LaserOscope was featured on Hackaday.

LaserOscope II

Ethan Zonca, author of the article wrote the following about my LaserOscope: "If you’ve ever used an old-school analog oscilloscope (an experience everyone should have!) You probably noticed that the trace is simply drawn by a beam that scans across the CRT at a constant rate, creating a straight line when there’s no signal. The input signal simply affects the y-component of the beam, deflecting it into the shape of your waveform. CD/DVD based immunoassay - Wikipedia. Illustration of the basic componenets of a CD/DVD based immunoassay, which includes the disk (grey), a probe (green), gold nanoparticle (red), analyte (yellow), and silver particle (blue) A compact disk/digital versatile disk (CD/DVD) based immunoassay is a biochemical analytical test which determines the concentration of a compound by performing the test on a standard CD/DVD surface.

CD/DVD based immunoassay - Wikipedia

Samples are bound to the surface of the CD or DVD in a microarray format, and an antibody binds to the compound of interest. The CD/DVD based assays are read using standard CD/DVD readers. The technique using CDs/DVDs is cheaper than many comparable techniques.[1] The SkyLight - design for global health & science education by Tess & Andy. Kickstarter Collections Projects We Love.

The SkyLight - design for global health & science education by Tess & Andy


BIOMIMÉTISME & FRUGALITÉ. Free and Open Source Automated 3-D Microscope. #recyclage - optical tweezer. A one-piece 3D printed flexure translation stage for open-source microscopy. ISSN: 0034-6748, Online ISSN: 1089-7623DOI: 87, Issue 2© 2016 Author(s).

A one-piece 3D printed flexure translation stage for open-source microscopy

James P. Sharkey1; Darryl C. W. Foo1; Alexandre Kabla2; Jeremy J. Baumberg1a); Richard W. Open source hardware has the potential to revolutionise the way we build scientific instruments; with the advent of readily available 3D printers, mechanical designs can now be shared, improved, and replicated faster and more easily than ever before. Keywordsbending, composite materials, mechanical stability, optical microscopes, optical microscopy, plastics, printers, printing, time measurementKeywordsKeywordsKeywords The need to precisely position samples, probes, and other items is a ubiquitous challenge when designing apparatus; good mechanical design is essential for most scientific experiments. Photograph of the microscope.


#LOWCOST - #RECYCLE - ARTICLE - spectromètre visible à bas coût. PLOS Biology: Open Labware: 3-D Printing Your Own Lab Equipment. Abstract The introduction of affordable, consumer-oriented 3-D printers is a milestone in the current “maker movement,” which has been heralded as the next industrial revolution. Combined with free and open sharing of detailed design blueprints and accessible development tools, rapid prototypes of complex products can now be assembled in one’s own garage—a game-changer reminiscent of the early days of personal computing. At the same time, 3-D printing has also allowed the scientific and engineering community to build the “little things” that help a lab get up and running much faster and easier than ever before. Foldscope Instruments. An Affordable Open-Source Turbidimeter. 1 Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St, Ames 313, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA 2 Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, 108 Upson Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA 3 School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, 220 Hollister Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA * Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Received: 22 February 2014 / Revised: 4 April 2014 / Accepted: 8 April 2014 / Published: 22 April 2014 Turbidity is an internationally recognized criterion for assessing drinking water quality, because the colloidal particles in turbid water may harbor pathogens, chemically reduce oxidizing disinfectants, and hinder attempts to disinfect water with ultraviolet radiation. A turbidimeter is an electronic/optical instrument that assesses turbidity by measuring the scattering of light passing through a water sample containing such colloidal particles.

MDPI and ACS Style. #OPENSOURCE - #LOWCOST - Open-Source Photometric System for Enzymatic Nitrate Quantification. Pearce Publications By Topic: Energy Conservation • Energy Policy • Industrial Symbiosis • Life Cycle Analysis • Materials Science • Open Source • Photovoltaic Systems • Solar Cells • Sustainable Development • Sustainability Education Source[edit] Wittbrodt BT, Squires DA, Walbeck J, Campbell E, Campbell WH, Pearce JM. (2015) Open-Source Photometric System for Enzymatic Nitrate Quantification. PLoS ONE 10(8): e0134989. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134989 open access Abstract[edit] Nitrate, the most oxidized form of nitrogen, is regulated to protect people and animals from harmful levels as there is a large over abundance due to anthropogenic factors. Enzymes and Photometers Poster at Pittcon 2016[edit] W.H. NECi Superior Enzymes develops wet chemistry methods that replace metals and other chemicals with recombinant protein reagents.

+Pending Methods Bill of Materials[edit] #LOWCOST - #I3D - RASPBERRYPI - ramanPi - Raman Spectrometer. Welcome to the project page for the ramanPi! The ramanPi is a raman spectrometer that I decided to build back in April of 2014 because I needed one for another project and could not afford the tens of thousands of dollars a commercial product costs...and there are no DIY or open source systems in existence until now. I knew nothing about spectroscopy, let alone raman spectroscopy back then and everything here documents my learning process towards my goal.....A fully functional, and fairly high resolution raman spectrometer. When I started this project, I had wildly different ideas about how I was going to achieve my goal. The project logs begin very early in my design process and document how I changed my approach and what led to the form it is taking now.

#LOWCOST - #LED - A Simple, Low-Cost Double Beam Spectrophotometer for Colorimetric Detection of Nitrite in Seawater. 5–30 , but higher deviations elsewhere. At high concen- trations, deviations are primarily caused by the polychromatic radiation (FWHM 10 nm versus 1 nm for the lab instrument) and stray light. Lab-on-CD microfluidic platform for rapid separation and mixing of plasma from whole blood. #OPENSOURCE - #I3D - Quartz Crystal Microbalance: the first scientific QCM entirely Open Source. #I3D - #OPENSOURCE - A one-piece 3D printed flexure translation stage for open-source microscopy. #OPENSOURCE - #LOWCOST - appropedia - Open source centrifuges. Open source scientific hardware is open source hardware used by scientists to do research or for education.

This gallery and associated sub-pages are an extension of the book the Open Source Lab, which is about how to make scientific equipment following open source principles. Click on the hyperlinks under the images to go to pages with hundreds of examples. For a full list of equipment see: category:Open source scientific hardware To add your own projects to this gallery click edit then use the following format: #LOWCOST - #INNOVATION @ESPCI Paris : Un Prix pour Imad Lekouch. Développement, préservation de l’environnement… Les doctorants de l’Ecole sont très attentifs à ces champs de recherche.

#I3D - #LOWCOST - Biropette: customisable, high precision pipette. TReND IN AFRICA. Accurate to a few microliters, approx. linear regulator customisable range and accuracy - use the customizer! Optional tip removal button ("Expunger") no supports, designed for stability & fast printing. Open neuroscience. Article - Maker Movement Turns Scientists into Tinkerers. To do science, scientists need money—and usually a lot of it because specialized equipment and tools don’t come cheap. That means researchers often have to spend a significant amount of time pursuing funds from government agencies and private entities.

#Hackers - Article - Why Neuroscience Needs Hackers. There was a time when neuroscientists could only dream of having such a problem. #LOWCOST - #i3D - Flypi - cheap microscope/experimental setup. Scientists need to have the proper tools to perform experiments and test their ideas. These tools are expensive, because they normally use cutting edge technology and are produced in "small" quantities by only a handful of companies. This ends up restricting who and where research is being done, which aggravates the situation in a lot of places where simple research could bring a lot of improvement to society. Gathering for Open Science Hardware. The Global Open Science Hardware (GOSH) movement seeks to reduce barriers between diverse creators and users of scientific tools to support the pursuit and growth of knowledge. Bento Lab - experience genetics anywhere. $10 Smartphone to digital microscope conversion!

Optical Microscope Projects. Advanced Microscope Projects. Murgen: open source ultrasound imaging. Public Lab: Infragram. The Infragram is an affordable, open source multispectral camera platform for measuring plant health. Public Lab: Video Spectrometer Construction. This page documents the construction of the video spectrometer, which is no longer actively supported. ImageJ. Empowering Community Health Workers with Inkjet-printed Diagnostic Test Strips.


Lynch open source syringe pump modifications. Low-Cost High-Performance MRI : Scientific Reports. Echoscope de l'association echOpen - #LOWCOST #OPENSOURCE. Ophthalmoscope & Otoscope. Cancer : un diagnostic en 3D grâce au smartphone - 14 avril 2015. GynePunk, les sorcières cyborg de la gynécologie DiY. Safecast. Mapping atmospheric aerosols with a citizen science network of smartphone spectropolarimeters - Snik - 2014 - Geophysical Research Letters. Public Lab: a DIY environmental science community. EPIDEMIUM - Challenge4Cancer. #LOWCOST (drone vs satelites) Des drones pour la recherche météorologique - Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques.

#i3D - Article - 3-D–Printed Flowers Lure Invasive Bugs.