Monoclonal Antibodies: The Guided Missiles of Medicine

Angry antibodies

Whenever anyone mentions the word “antibodies” these days, it’s sure to grab your attention. Thoughts generally flow to the human immune system and the role it plays in the ongoing …read more Continue reading Monoclonal Antibodies: The Guided Missiles of Medicine

Hackaday Links: September 12, 2021

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The last thing an astronaut or cosmonaut on the International Space Stations wants to hear from one of their crewmates is, “Do you smell plastic burning?” But that’s apparently what happened …read more Continue reading Hackaday Links: September 12, 2021

Using Homebrew Coils to Measure Mains Current, and Taking the Circuit Breaker Challenge

Measuring current draw of home shop tools

Like many hackers, [Matthias Wandel] has a penchant for measuring the world around him, and quantifying the goings-on in his home is a bit of a hobby. And so when …read more Continue reading Using Homebrew Coils to Measure Mains Current, and Taking the Circuit Breaker Challenge

Getting a Fly’s-Eye View with Microfabricated Lens Arrays

Scanning electron micrograph of a microfabricated lens array

Atomic force microscopy, laser ablation, and etching with a witches brew of toxic chemicals: sounds like [Zachary Tong] has been playing in the lab again, and this time he found …read more Continue reading Getting a Fly’s-Eye View with Microfabricated Lens Arrays