Monthly Archives: October 2012

DNA in Sketchup: A Glimmer of Success?

Here’s the first time that I’ve been able to connect two base pairs in the DNA spiral for my modeling molecules project. My method is quite complicated and I’ve had to resort to all kinds of tricks utilizing layers to … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi from Maker Shed

Here’s the Raspberry Pi starter kit from Maker Shed: Here’s a size comparison with an Arduino (does not come with kit): Just as a note: I bought this kit about two weeks ago when it first came out at the … Continue reading

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DNA modeling in Sketchup

I’ve been working a series of videos called ‘Modeling Molecules,’ the goal of which is to show how to make a ball and stick model of a strand of DNA helix in Sketchup. The above picture shows my progress so … Continue reading

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Metrix Robot

This is the robot that I learned how to make at Metrix Create Space during the robotics class on September 30. It uses an ATTiny microcontroller and Tower Pro microservos. We learned how to convert the servos from fixed to … Continue reading

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