Health & Biohacking

The latest DIY ideas, experiments and demonstrations in health science including at-home diagnostics and healing.

Plan C Profile: The Maker Mask Made in Seattle

Plan C Profile: The Maker Mask Made in Seattle

A local hospital called a Seattle makerspace to ask if anyone could help out to provide them with masks and visors. A bit of a scramble ensued to figure out who could do what.  Rory Larson, a maker with a mechanical engineering background, jumped in and spent the night iterating on a design. “So I […]

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Makers Wanted: Print PPE for NYC Now

Makers Wanted: Print PPE for NYC Now

When a Make: reader asked how to help his hometown of New York City fight Covid-19, we connected him with NYCMakesPPE.com, a coalition of New York makerspaces and fabrication shops who are cranking out face shields and other personal protective equipment (PPE) for their city’s beleaguered health workers. If you’ve got 3D printers and are […]

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Scrubber Times Handwashing With Your Favorite Tunes

Scrubber Times Handwashing With Your Favorite Tunes

A simple Raspberry Pi project to fight the Cabin Fever

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Plan C: Crisis Mode for COVID-19

Plan C: Crisis Mode for COVID-19

If Plan A is the government and Plan B is industry, then Plan C is for civic action. Here are the people taking the lead to make a difference in the face of Covid-19

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Build This Food Takeout “Airlock” to Fight Covid-19

Build This Food Takeout “Airlock” to Fight Covid-19

 As restaurants are forced by the coronavirus crisis to close dining rooms and serve takeout only, here’s a DIY project to help them make the pivot as safely as possible, for their retail workers and their customers. San Francisco’s robotic burger restaurant, Creator, has designed a take-out transfer window that works like a mini […]

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What’s “Plan C” for COVID-19?

What’s “Plan C” for COVID-19?

A grassroots uprising of makers, engineers and others are creating a backup plan for the backup plan for COVID-19. This is about the people and projects of Plan C from Maker Space. In the face of COVID-19, shortages of medical equipment, such as ventilators for patients, and protective gear for personnel in hospitals are becoming […]

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