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How Will Concept Cars Get Us to Mars?

We are unashamedly geeks here at Berkshire Corp. We love technology, revel in innovation, and eat-drink-breathe science. We embrace our nerdy sides, and promote our dorkiness. Why? Because we believe in blue-sky projects, wild and crazy ideas that contribute … Read More

How Much Do You Know About the New Generation of Cannabis-Edibles?

Doobie, aunt mary, skunk, ganja, grass – whatever you call it, marijuana is in the news. Historically classified by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) as a Schedule 1 narcotic, the herb has recently been legalized for both medical and recreational … Read More

How Will 3D-Printing Make Travel Faster, Cheaper, and Safer?

Today’s riddle: When is the phrase ‘cutting edge technology’ an oxymoron? Give up? Ok, we’ve got an answer: When it’s applied to additive manufacturing. Can we see a show of hands for those who got that right first time… Excellent … Read More

Bags of Flavor – How A New Generation of Compostables is Challenging the Recycle/Re-Use Paradigm.

What is rich and fruity, has a smooth body, and is shaped like a…pyramid? A coffee bag! What were you thinking? Move over single-serve coffee capsules, there’s a new environmentally-conscious caffeine in town and it’s about to shake the … Read More

From Biodegradable To Edibly Functional

The shift from the petroleum economy is underway. With consumers more conscientious about the environmental impact of the items they buy, the days of the plastic-based food container are numbered. While researchers at the USDA are tinkering with milk proteins … Read More

Spuds in Space – Can New Tech Launch Potatoes as the Next Interstellar Food?

Spuds, taters, cobblers, Idahoes, ground apples, and the Staff of Life…potatoes enjoy almost as broad a variety of sobriquets as they do culinary uses. A starchy tuberous plant of the perennial nightshade family, Solanum tuberosum, ‘potato’ refers to … Read More

High-Tech Hemp – How Is This Humble Seed Moving Beyond its Hippie Heritage?

Do you remember when we broached the subject of cockroach milk? That article garnered quite a lot of interest, creating a buzz around this ‘alternative’ beverage and the question of sustainable farming. Recently, we double-checked the shelves of our local grocery … Read More

Rise of the Bugs – How Can We Win the Battle for the Cleanroom?

According to the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research institution, there are more than 10 quintillion insects alive at any given moment.(1) That’s an estimate, of course, and quintillion – for those of us unfamiliar with … Read More

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

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 … Read More

How Does Spinach Find its Way into the Cleanroom?

Spinach. It’s polarizing: either you were forced to eat it as a child and now you can’t bear to look at it or you just can’t resist adding it to smoothies and shakes whenever possible. But did you know … Read More

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