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PrintMYLab Results Announced

May 13, 2012 in Our News

Tekla Labs is excited to announce the winners of our first-ever design contest, PrintMYLab.  Check out the winning entries here.

We’re working to make all the printable file for the designs available soon, complete with instructions documents for the designs requiring some degree of assembly.  Stay tuned and go Science!

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Welcome Reddit

September 26, 2011 in Uncategorized

Welcome all visitors from Reddit. If you’re interested in learning more about Tekla Labs, you can join our mailing list to receive every-few-months update emails about our progress and upcoming events.

All you have to do is send an email to teklaupdates-join@lists.berkeley.edu and you will be on the list! You will be sent a confirmation email once you have signed-up. And no worries, your email address is safe with us and will only be used for Tekla Labs emails.

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Unlocking the voices of paralysis

April 19, 2011 in Things We Like

Also found on the TED pages is this team that used DIY and open-source teamwork to create a pair of glasses that uses eye-tracking to help victims of paralysis speak to the world again.  This team just so happened to do it with a former graffiti artist, and now the technology is available to the world.

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A Tekla Labs for farm equipment

April 19, 2011 in Things We Like

A recent TED talk featured a fusion physicist who started the idea of open-source, DIY farm and civilization-building equipment.  His wiki is also available here.  The TED talk is EXTREMELY worth watching.

Could this be a possible future alliance for Tekla?  Who knows.

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DIY MAGNETIC MIXERS

March 17, 2011 in Things We Like

A little recent youtubing led me to this DIY video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQ13tkgoAHg .  There are plenty more like it, too!

Perhaps youtube could be the DIY instructions site with the most freedom and user-generated content.  This could be a great first source for many aspiring DIY-ers to explore for inspiration and to see what others have done before you.

And for those who are curious, Tekla Labs has contacted the maker of this video, and a tutorial is in progress.  Maybe we’ll have our first 3rd-party set of instructions sooner than we think!