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    GoGoFuge: an open source microcentrifuge

    By JacobShiach on March 25, 2012
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    Keegan Cooke, the developer of the Mudd Watt, has adapted Cathals dremelfuge into a pretty nice looking tabletop microcentrifuge.

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    LEGO Robots in a Research Lab

    By JacobShiach on March 20, 2012
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    On a related note: The Free Universal Construction Kit offers adapters between Lego, Duplo, Fischertechnik,Gears! Gears! Gears!, K’Nex, Krinkles (Bristle Blocks), Lincoln Logs, Tinkertoys, Zome, and Zoob. Our adapters can be downloaded from Thingiverse.com and other sharing sites as a set of 3D models in .STL format, suitable for reproduction by personal manufacturing devices like the Makerbot (an inexpensive, open-source 3D printer).  

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    Cheapass science – Build a pipette stand from PVC pipe for $3.47+tax

    By Joseph Elsbernd on March 17, 2012
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    I wanted to purchase a pipette stand but it seems like such a frivolous purchase.  I am expected to spend $20 (eBay) to $60 (venders) to hold my pipettes vertically?  Really?  Ugh.  As much as I wanted a pretty acrylic stand I just could not pull the trigger and buy one.  This post will briefly go over how I...

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    State of CSQ #2

    By JacobShiach on March 9, 2012
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    After missing our print funding target for the second time, I decided to hold off  on writing the “We Failed” post until I had a better idea on why we didn’t reach it and what can be done about it.  So here we are a week later and after talking with a few people,  I think I’ve a pretty...

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    Lord Howe Island Stick Insect hatching

    By JacobShiach on March 1, 2012
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    In a world first, zookeeper Rohan Cleave captured the amazing hatching process of a critically endangered Lord Howe Island Stick Insect at Melbourne Zoo. The eggs incubate for over 6 months and until now the hatching process has never been witnessed. If you didn’t see it you wouldn’t believe it could fit in that egg! And they’re right, it’s...

  • SETI crowd sources search for ET

    By JacobShiach on March 1, 2012
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    The SETI institute and Zooniverse have just released a project called SETI Live which is seeking crowd sourced help in classifying signals coming in from the Allen Telescope Array.  They are hoping that with the help of citizen scientists they can classify bands they’ve had to skip with their computer searches. In order to avoid uneven and unknown completion...

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    WebGL Visualization of the Wind

    By JacobShiach on February 29, 2012
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    Nicolas Garcia Belmonte has developed a quite astounding visualization using WebGLthat displays the speed, distance and temperature of wind from 1200 weather stations around the United States. Click Through to test out visualization  

  • Call for Submissions for Vol 03

    By JacobShiach on February 19, 2012
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    Howdy citizen scientists, If you have a paper, article, work of art, editorial, or some crazy things we haven’t seen before and  you would like it to be published in the Vol 03 of Citizen Science Quarterly. Now is your chance. Please submit via email to [email protected] by March 20th using the guidelines below.  As well, if you have...

  • The winner of the kickstarter giveaway is….

    By JacobShiach on February 12, 2012
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    Bastian Greshake! Congrats! Thank you so much to everyone who entered and helped spread the word so far. We’ve still got quite a ways to go($4327 to be specific) and only 18 days to do it. But I think with your help we can do it. If you haven’t yet supported Vol 03/04, remember, every penny helps. -Cheers, jacob...

  • Kickstarter T-Shirt Giveaway #1

    By JacobShiach on February 6, 2012
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    Howdy all, To help spread the word about the kickstarter we are holding a give away. All you have to do to enter is tweet or like the kickstarter link. You’ll get one entry if you do one of them, 2 if you do both. We’re trusting here at CSQ so just reply here at kickstarter which you’ve done and...