Building Research Equipment with Free, Open-Source Hardware

@article{Pearce2012BuildingRE,
  title={Building Research Equipment with Free, Open-Source Hardware},
  author={Joshua M. Pearce},
  journal={Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={337},
  pages={1303 - 1304}
}
A rapidly increasing selection of laboratory equipment can be fabricated with open-source three-dimensional printers at low cost. Most experimental research projects are executed with a combination of purchased hardware equipment, which may be modified in the laboratory and custom single-built equipment fabricated inhouse. However, the computer software that helps design and execute experiments and analyze data has an additional source: It can also be free and open-source software (FOSS) (1… 
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