Scientific scavengers

What I want for next Christmas is an obsolete Illumina machine: this blog from a Swarthmore professor documents how he is tearing down a used Illumina GAIIx sequencer to scavenge the parts to build an automated fluorescence microscope on the cheap. Human ingenuity (and the perfectly good things that people throw away) will never fail to amaze me….

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