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[Straits Times] Cheap, portable lab tools from everyday items

Using everyday items like a hairdryer, a mobile phone and even a styrofoam box, students from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have built laboratory equipment at a fraction of the usual cost.

By Samantha Boh
Published: 10 Jun 2016


Teammate Wee Soon Keong, 24, also a biological sciences student, modified a robot meant for drawing so it could autonomously perform repetitive functions such as the pipetting of liquids.

Such automated equipment is sold commercially for $100,000. His robot cost just $400.

Next month, these two products will be among those taken to Davao in the Philippines for their first humanitarian trip.

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Demonstrating to a crowd at Maker Faire Singapore 2016

 

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Soon Keong with his OpenBio Team at Tech Saturday 2016

Soon Keong is the Curriculum Director of Nullspace and he is familiar with cross disciplinary curriculum planning and curriculum design for tech based education. Soon Keong graduated as one of the top students from Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Molecular Biotechnology, and is currently completing his Bsc(Hons) degree in NTU.

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