Bio Academy #2 – Magnetic Hood

When you’re too lazy to stir, technology comes to the rescue. For the second BHA lab we built a magnetic stirrer from laser cut parts and off the shelf components. Powered directly from a 12v DC power supply, we modulate the speed of the motor through a potentiometer. In our basic build, we omit the […]

Bio Academy #1 – Sterile Hood

Building the sterile hood for the first bio-hack academy activity. The hood uses filtered positive air pressure to keep the bad shit out and the good shit in. The hood gets sterilized with ethanol before the items are placed inside and left to run for a few minutes before they are sealed and put away. […]