16 Apr '17, 2am

Easy DIY Microfluidics

Microfluidics, the precise control and manipulation of small volumes of liquids, is heavily used in any field that does small-scale experiments with expensive reagents (We’re looking at you, natural sciences.) However, the process commonly used to create microfluidic devices is time and experience intensive. But, worry not: the Uppsala iGEM team has created Chipgineering: A manual for manufacturing a microfluidic chip. Used while developing everything from inkjet print heads to micro-thermal technologies, microfluidic systems are generally useful. Specifically, Uppsala’s microfluidic device performs a simple biological procedure, a heat-shock transformation, as a proof of concept. Moreover, Uppsala uses commonly available materials: ready to pour PDMS (a biologically compatible silicon) and a 3D printed mold. Additionally, while the team used a resin 3D printer, there seem...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2017/04/15/easy-diy-microfluidics/

Tweets

Watercolour Galaxy Eggs

Watercolour Galaxy Eggs

coffeeandvanilla.com 17 Apr '17, 9am

different things over the years and this year the plan was to make ombre eggs but we were badly let down by the natural fo...

Super Easy DIY Bleach Pattern Shirts

coffeeandvanilla.com 18 Apr '17, 8am

This is super easy, fun idea that I meant to try for ages but for some reason did not realize how fast to make it actually...

Hackaday Prize Entry: Hot Logic

hackaday.com 15 Apr '17, 8pm

A few weeks ago, [Yann] was dumpster diving and found something of interest. Two vacuum tubes, an ECC83S and an EL84. This...

DIY DynDNS with ESP8266 and Dweets

hackaday.com 12 Apr '17, 11am

You’re on a home router, and your IP address keeps changing. Instead of paying a little bit extra for a static IP address ...

DIY CRYSTAL NIKES - How to bedazzle sneakers - ...

youtube.com 15 Apr '17, 4pm

How to bedazzle your Nike's swoosh!!! and elevate the heck out of an air force one....all product details will be listed b...

So you want to lose #weight quickly? Easy – eat #dessert BEFORE #dinner. Other #tips to know: https://t.co/kLSfv9iAZZ

So you want to lose #weight quickly? Easy – eat...

herworldplus.com 14 Apr '17, 7am

Some people have great self-control, others struggle with it. Research published in the Journal of Consumer Research revea...

A Simple, Easy To Use ESP32 Dev Board

hackaday.com 20 Apr '17, 2am

The ESP32 is Espressif’s follow-up to their extraordinarily popular ESP8266 WiFi chip. It has a dual-core, 32-bit processo...

E-ink Display Driven DIY

E-ink Display Driven DIY

hackaday.com 20 Apr '17, 11am

E-ink displays are awesome. Humans spent centuries reading non-backlit devices, and frankly it’s a lot easier on the eyes....

Make this cute #kids handbag out of your old #d...

youtube.com 12 Apr '17, 4am

Learn how to create a bag at home with your old denim in this easy to do step by step tutorial.

Reducing Disposable Coffee Cup Use Is Easy

Reducing Disposable Coffee Cup Use Is Easy

greenoptimistic.com 16 Apr '17, 4pm

As many as 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups are thrown away every year, and coffee giant Bewley’s is doing what it can t...

4.4 GHz Frequency Synthesis Made Easy

hackaday.com 13 Apr '17, 5am

How hard is it to create a synthesizer to generate frequencies between 35 MHz to 4.4 GHz? [OpenTechLab] noticed a rash of ...