Archive for September, 2019
Hammer Head Mould
Whilst doing a lab clear out a couple of years ago we found this amazingly symmetrical formation of mould growing on top of some buffer. We called it the Hammer Head and then, alas, we autoclaved it.
Bio Inspired Shapes
Ok so perhaps that’s a stretch but we’ve got some plans which are made a lot easier by being able to programmatically produce designs for the laser cutter in the HackSpace. After a little work we had the following designs: These can be put straight into InkScape and converted...
George and team from Darigov Research provided an excellent introduction to the open source, microscopes and then step by step guidance on how to build the FoldScope microscope. We actually had a few more people that this turn up after we took this photo: The first item on the...
A Good Day for Biolab Equipment
We took delivery of a new power lead for the hotplate / magnetic stirrer. As half of the equipment we pick up is in a state of disrepair it was pleasantly surprising to be greeted with glowing lights, warmth (up to 300 oC) and a whirling stirrer bar! The...