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Welcome Makers!

July 25, 2012 in Our News, Tools for Scientists

Welcome Readers of Make Magazine!

Look around our webpage and contact us to let us know what you think!
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Wondering what Make Magazine is all about? 

Make Magazine, the awesome DIY magazine brought to us by the great folks behind Maker Faire, has hit the news stand with its latest issue: Punk Science! (Single issues and subscriptions are also available from Make’s website, as is lots of free fun DIY content). In the Punk Science issue you will find many other neat DIY science projects and stories, including an overview of DIY Equipment for science research:

Unblenders, Dremelfuges, and Optical Tweezers

Making research-grade equipment from repurposed parts. Page 42.

By Lina Nilsson

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Starting your own initiatives: lessons from social entrepreneurs

May 1, 2012 in Our News, Tools for Scientists

Tekla Labs member Lina Nilsson has interviewed social entrepreneurs about their paths in developing international projects and products. Read about lessons from initiatves including WE CARE Solar and NextDrop and competitions including the Global Social Venture Competition and Big Ideas@Berkeley  in the Berkeley Science Review Spring 2012 issue:  Planting Seeds: Lessons learned from global social entrepreneurs