Building Research Equipment with Free, Open-Source Hardware

  title={Building Research Equipment with Free, Open-Source Hardware},
  author={Joshua M. Pearce},
  pages={1303 - 1304}
  • Joshua M. Pearce
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine, Computer Science
  • Science
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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