The Space Between – How is Quantum Tunneling Pushing the Limits of Magnetic Data Storage?

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In a world of magnets and miracles, step back in time with us for a moment as we return to America of 1956. The Eisenhower Administration had just entered into what was to become the Vietnam War; it was a time of mounting political turmoil but of economic surety. Society was re-emerging from its post-war […]

Super or Hyper Aerospace? Why Does This Prefix Matter to our National Security?

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“Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound!” What are we talking about? Superman, of course! When they debuted in the early 1940s, the first nine Superman cartoons were the pinnacle of retro-futurism in animation, filling viewers’ screens with visions of autonomous robots, machines […]

What do microfiber wipes, van der Waals forces, cell phones and geckos have in common?

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While checking into the best ways to clean our cellphones last weekend, we stumbled across a couple of articles on that most adorable of creatures, the gecko. Despite oftentimes heroic and diligent attempts at staying on topic, we disappeared rather rapidly down a rabbit hole of intriguing herpetological pablum, learning that those creatures, so beloved […]

Optical Shifts – Could Holographic Technology be Leveraged within a Cleanroom Environment?

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In recent months we’ve written a lot about cars and automotive technology. From Tesla’s self-driving autos to Google’s investment in flying cars, we’ve delved into the intersection between technological advancement and cleanroom use to highlight the innovative ways in which the industry is incorporating our contamination control products and methodologies into their technologies. And it’s clear we live […]

Flying High – The Role of the Cleanroom in the Development of Flying Cars

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A few months ago, we came across a promotion for an animal shelter in which adorably adoptable dogs were air-lifted to potential families using state-of-the-art drones. Readied in a NASA-style flight suit, each pooch was custom delivered to a suburban back yard, frolicking with delighted children in the lush green grass under the contented gaze […]

Could Wearable Technology be a Powerful New Tool in Contamination Control?

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Working in a cleanroom is one of the most interesting, rewarding, and – let’s admit it – at times frustrating jobs around. As anyone familiar with the environment will attest, the rules around performance are complex and labyrinthine, and – in a good cleanroom – they’re updated and perfected almost constantly. From the tasks to […]

Tissue Banks & Cleanrooms: The Ultimate Price of Contamination Issues

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From the earliest times in human civilization, healers and physicians have dreamed of curing the sick and repairing the injured by transplanting organs or bones. The most common procedure, allogenic skin grafting – the process of transplanting skin from a donor to a patient – is now widely used to resurface burns, help close large […]

Should Cellphones Be Allowed In A Cleanroom?

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Anyone who’s ever driven a car has been there. It’s a common enough scenario: you’re sitting in traffic on the freeway during the morning commute, the sun’s climbing slowly into the sky, its pale light casting a wan glow over the road ahead. Pausing to sip the coffee you grabbed at the drive-thru, you notice […]

An Infinite Resource – Could Solar Power and Battery Storage Offer Real-World Solutions for Our Increasing Energy Needs?

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What do self-driving cars have in common with solar power? If you were hoping we’d be announcing the development of a car that runs purely on the power of the sun you are a more optimistic reader than we’d imagined! Perhaps one day we’ll be able to bring you that kind of news but, for […]

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