Prof. Pearce’s “Open-Source Lab” Unleashes the Power of 3D Printed Lab Equipment

Prof. Pearce’s “Open-Source Lab” Unleashes the Power of 3D Printed Lab Equipment

By Davide Sher

At 3DPI, we have had the opportunity to interview Professor Joshua Pearce from Michigan Tech a few times. That’s because he represents some of concepts that many 3D printer adopters appreciate and like to promote, in particular the use of low-cost 3D printing and other open source technologies directed toward sustainability, innovation, and discovery.
Many times, I have found myself quoting Prof. Pearce’s study on the savings derived from a single open source, 3D printed mechanical pump to exemplify the benefits of 3D printing in general.…

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Prof. Pearce’s “Open-Source Lab” Unleashes the Power of 3D Printed Lab Equipment

Attention nerds: The periodic table is getting four new elements

Attention nerds: The periodic table is getting four new elements

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The periodic table of elements just got four new members, thereby completing its seventh and currently last row.

The four new elements — with the atomic numbers 113, 115, 117 and 118 — were announced on Dec. 30 by scientists after the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) verified the discoveries. The scientists from the United States, Japan and Russia who discovered the new elements will now work to come up with names and two-letter symbols for the new elements

An element’s atomic number indicates the number of protons in its nucleus — the higher the number, the heavier the atom. Read more…

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Attention nerds: The periodic table is getting four new elements