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Feeling Biocurious? How To Get Your DIY Bio On

Feeling Biocurious? How To Get Your DIY Bio On

Maybe you have an idea to make bacteria that can sense or even break down mercury in the environment. Or you just always wanted to do some biology. Where can you turn?

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Glove with Sonar Helps the Blind Navigate

Glove with Sonar Helps the Blind Navigate

Tacit is a sonar-enabled glove that helps the blind to detect when objects are nearby.

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Bay Area Maker Faire Weekend Recap

Bay Area Maker Faire Weekend Recap

Maker Faire was last weekend and thousands of DIY enthusiasts converged on the San Mateo Fairgrounds to show off their latest creations and dazzle audiences.

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Bay Area Maker Faire Inspires Makers of All Ages

Bay Area Maker Faire Inspires Makers of All Ages

Get ready for one of the biggest DIY festivals in the world! Maker Faire is coming to town May 21st – 22nd.

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Heart Spark Turns Your Heartbeat into Art

Heart Spark Turns Your Heartbeat into Art

Heart Spark is an ingenious way to measure your heartbeat while interfacing with technology.

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5 Great Gifts for the DIY Gadget Enthusiast

5 Great Gifts for the DIY Gadget Enthusiast

The perfect gift for the DIY enthusiast in your life is just around the corner. Check out these kits which are sure to please!

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5 Activities for Science and Technology Enthusiasts on Halloween

5 Activities for Science and Technology Enthusiasts on Halloween

Looking for what to do this Halloween weekend? Here are several activities for technology and science enthusiasts that can please both families and adults alike.

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Looking for DIY Inspiration? Two Must-Follow Bay Area Makers

Looking for DIY Inspiration? Two Must-Follow Bay Area Makers

Looking to be inspired for your next DIY project? Here are a couple Bay Area makers that will spark your imagination and get you on track to building your next project.

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Make Dazzling Illuminated Costumes for Halloween

Make Dazzling Illuminated Costumes for Halloween

Halloween is quickly approaching us and there's no time like the present to get started on your very own, extremely unique Halloween costume.

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Amateur Molecular Biologists

Amateur Molecular Biologists

When I think of an amateur biologist, I imagine a bird watcher. Or perhaps someone investigating a stream or counting fish. What I don't think of is people tinkering with life in their garages. And yet some folks are doing just that.

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Producer's Notes: Beyond Solar: Do It Yourself Home Energy

Producer's Notes: Beyond Solar: Do It Yourself Home Energy

When we started working on this project, we thought it would be easy to find people to interview: D.I.Y.ers with a passion for sustainable building who were testing out new technologies in their backyards. We found a handful of great subjects, but we never quite tapped into that centralized hub we'd envisioned. And that, it turned out, was the point. When you're a D.I.Y.er, you tend to D things Y.

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Producer's Notes - MAKE it at Home: Table-Top Biosphere

Producer's Notes - MAKE it at Home: Table-Top Biosphere

Do-it-yourself tabletop biosphere..Last season, QUEST TV went on a field trip to the Maker Faire to see some of the wacky do-it-yourself things coming out of people’s garage work shops. This season, we took Quest Radio Editor Andrea Kissack out to the Make Magazine Test Lab to tinker and experiment with some of our favorite […]

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