The NGO Trend in Africa has launched the www.open-labware.org web site. Different laboratory equipments such as micro manipulator or accessories enabling to transform a smartphone into a microscope are presented. They are build by 3D printing   using open source 3D files. You also find the most cited paper in plos.orgbiology http://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.1002086  

Light for development Since we are in the International Year of Light and its Applications, we are selecting somme applications in this field, the first is : Water purification The  water purification reactor developed by Professor Juan Rodriguez in Peru (Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria)  is based on a photocatalysis process taking place on glass beads Read More …

Many developing countries are countries with an important biodiversity.  So interesting samples to study and from which deduce interesting physical effects such as nano photonic structures may be found locally in the field. The real problem is to have the scientific instruments to study these samples, while waiting to their availability agreements may be made Read More …

In this section informations will be displayed about: conferences and workshops to be hold in developing countries Initiatives on research for development PhD grants (when we will receive informations) Experimental tips Initiatives on research for development: Interesting initiatives and projects organized by universities, platforms, networks for tackling problems affecting low resources countries: Darfour stove – Read More …