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Design an open source PCR machine that anyone can build. We'll use off the shelf parts to make a design that is easy to build and maintain.
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    OpenPCR stickers -- "I kickstarted OpenPCR!"

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    A DNA origami model printed on colorful card stock - Plus stickers!

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    Early bird access -- get behind the scenes months before anyone else, with access to photos, design documents, and software for the OpenPCR project. (All supporters above this level get early access as well)

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    Your name laser etched on the whole first round of OpenPCR kits!

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    A beautiful photo of "TV Ant Farm" by bioartist Marnia Johnston: http://tinyurl.com/marnia-bioart (Plus, your name etched on the whole first round of OpenPCR kits - all supporters above this level receive this as well)

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    Your choice of 3D printed Radiolarian Protozoan -- http://bit.ly/doI1VO (4 inch diameter!!)
    or a 3D printed E. Coli model with flagella! -- http://bit.ly/9Ec5Dp (1 foot long!!)

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    OpenPCR Kit - ALL the parts to build your own OpenPCR machine. We can send the kit to you or donate it to a needy researcher in your name!

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    A beautiful DNA Lego model design by Dr. Dawei Lin, inscribed with you name and "I funded OpenPCR". Image: http://tinyurl.com/dawei-dna-openpcr

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    OpenPCR Founder: We build an OpenPCR with an image of your choosing etched onto the side -- for you or to be donated to a needy researcher in your name!

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