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zengirl2 " I definitely want to work on hacking the FEMA box of food that people receive in emergencies. Let's take the same box size and figure out what peo..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
DanielleS " Hey! I'd love to explore and learn about different diy options for soil testing for contaminants.... reagents, colorimeters, spectrometers, etc. O..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
Ag8n " There are several manufacturers of handheld XRF analyzers. And yes, they are usually cost limited. The cost can be reduced somewhat by renting, i..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
iragersh " Not really relevant. I was on the PublicLab Open Hour call and I asked a question but can't remember the answer. I asked about finding lead on t..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
warren "And the same page above lists Alternate EPA 3050B and 6010 methods for lead at $55. " | Read more » over 3 years ago warren "Also the UMASS Amerst Soil Lab offers a$20 test for lead, although I don't know much more about it. It is a "mail-in" test though so perhaps outsi..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
warren "Wow, interesting; these "SprayView" kits have a great illustration of colorimetric detection: https://www.chemsee.com/residential/detection-kits-f..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
warren " Hi @read_holman -- I did find this XRF tool for soil testing: https://www.bruker.com/products/x-ray-diffraction-and-elemental-analysis/handheld-xr..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
jpater "I'm looking to count cells from a homogenized tumor. I'm new to this DIY/open-source approach. I think the concept is amazing! " | Read more » over 3 years ago
Bronwen " Ah, it doesn't look like this poster has shared anything else on the PL site, but you can try contacting them directly (if you leave a comment on ..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
jpater " https://publiclab.org/notes/syoif/04-12-2017/world-s-fastest-and-super-cheap-automated-cell-counter When I go to this URL, I am unable to locate ..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
Bronwen " Hi Justin- I'm not sure what you're looking for, can you tell us what project you're asking about? Thanks! " | Read more » over 3 years ago
scotttees "Thanks for the comments all. They were super helpful! I wanted to share some helpful links I found for the current state-funded air quality monito..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
nshapiro "I spoke with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment District office in Sarnia today. Sarnia is the middle of the chemical valley and refineries in..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
stevie "Also @guolivar posted this great page on the Purple Air https://publiclab.org/notes/guolivar/01-08-2018/thoughts-on-low-cost-air-quality-sensors a..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
stevie "From @ottinger on the air quality list "Unfortunately, to my knowledge there are few sensors comparable to the Purple Air for oil refinery pollutio..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
stevie "Hi @scotttees ! There are a couple people I've been talking to recently who have been working with the Purple Air: @dswenson @jiteovien @Ag8n @rams..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
nshapiro "Thanks again for a super helpful and through posting Karl! I'm just going to ping @sara (whose work you mention in your note) to see if she has any..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
kkoerner "This is going to depend on budget, scale and how important real-time emissions and pollutant speciation (whether you want concentrations of all of ..." | Read more » almost 4 years ago
pdhixenbaugh "For example, one hour is pretty tight. If you introduced and started building the coqui one lesson, and finished building and tested water sources ..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
pdhixenbaugh "+1 for the coqui! I just adapted it for a 2h lesson with 14-17 yr olds. I think it could work well with 6 graders provided you had enough time to g..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
Bronwen "Hi @Kmckeown -- your seminars sound great! I think that the microscopes and Babylegs would be a great fit for something like this.The 3D printer an..." | Read more » about 4 years ago
stevie "I posted a question this morning about how to choose between different methods for monitoring turbidity. Does anyone on this thread have some insig..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
programmer1200 "I'm doing great, school (zoology was harder than I thought lol ) been keeping my busy but I have not forgotten my projects, still working on perfec..." | Read more » over 4 years ago