DIYbio is a community of biological engineers that promotes the values of openness and responsibility and shares educational resources and techniques for do-it-yourself biological research and engineering.
Also, there's a ton of helpful information in the DIYbio Frequently Asked Questions List (FAQ)
DIYbio:Meetings lists DIYbio meetings recorded on OWW
A few projects that we are currently working on include:
Cataloging and reviewing DIYbio kits.
Researching options for DIYbio model organisms.
Putting together a DIYbio demo.
Open Design Pro-grade Gel Electrophoresis Box: Open Gel Box 2.0.
Designing & Building an Open Thermocycler.
Suppliers for DIY equipment: DIYbio Suppliers.
A protocol for gel electrophoresis in a straw: Keiki Gels
See other projects at DIYBio FAQ: Projects
Bookmarks on Delicious
Bookmarks on FriendFeed
Andy Maloney: Haven't posted in a while but I think some people will be able to use a cheap microscope objective heater that is super easy to build and works fantastically. http://www.openwetware.org/wiki/User:Andy_Maloney/Notebook/Lab_Notebook_of_Andy_Maloney/2010/06/17/Temperature_stabilization Just ignore my extraneous notebook stuff included in the page.