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Lab-Grown Diamonds – HPHT – CVD

Now that the poolside grill-fest that is Memorial Day is behind us, it’s time for a pop quiz to jolt us out of our carb-induced somnolence. So here’s a question: what do semiconductors, LEDs, solar panels, and diamonds have … Read More

When Bacterial Biofilms Meet Magnetic Microbots

Can we have a show of hands for those whose oral health is such that they have never had a cavity, a crown, a root canal, or an extraction? Hmm….not seeing many hands going up right now. And that’s … Read More

Beresheet: Down in a Blaze of Glory

Back in February, we published an article about developments in Israel’s private space program. ‘Sending ‘Selfies’ from the Moon’ turned out to spark a great deal of enthusiasm on the part of readers for the renewed interest in the … Read More

Cancer, Cocoons, and the Cleanroom.

If it’s been a long week already perhaps you’re in the mood for a little light relief for your Thursday. So here’s a quick quiz to see whether you – our readers – pay as much attention to broader … Read More

Update: Kicking Back with Kratom – and Salmonella?

When Berkshire wrote Kicking Back with Kratom and Salmonella our main focus was clearly salmonella poisoning.

“As of March 18, 2018, more than fifty cases of salmonella have been identified  by the CDC across 27 states with patients ranging in … Read More

Can Ethylene Oxide Ever Be Considered Safe?

Let’s face it, no-one is getting any younger. Even the fittest, most active and health-conscious among us will confront a health challenge at some point in our life and, as we age, those concerns tend to become more complex … Read More

Apple’s A12 Bionic Chip Races Out of the Cleanroom!

What do we talk about when we talk about Apple? Perhaps it is no longer surprising that the devices and consumables that most readily spring to mind when we hear of the 11th most profitable company in the … Read More

Sending ‘Selfies’ from the Moon

Every decade has its space adventures, missions that push our understanding of the universe and of our own planet, journeys that excite and inspire. From astronomers in academia, to NASA, to 8th grade classrooms, the thrill of exploration, innovation, … Read More

Crew Transportation to the ISS

In recent posts we’ve been perhaps a little, shall we say, ‘starry-eyed’ about advances in space exploration – especially when they involve the use of cleanrooms and contamination-control technologies. (And whenever we peek behind the scenes of an aeronautical … Read More

Gecko Toes in Space

During the course of the last couple of years here at Cleanroom News, we’ve had the opportunity to examine such diverse topics as functional nanomaterials and insect droids, and have been excited to delve into issues that have not only … Read More

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