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Does Your Autoclave Need a Check-up — Or a Trade-in?
We have a tendency to assume that, as long as our autoclave is producing sterile loads, it’s running fine. But that doesn’t really stand to reason: All devices begin to […]
100 Autoclaves and Counting!
Five years ago we set out on a mission: to deliver the best laboratory autoclaves and services in North America. Today, we’re proud to announce we’ve completed an important milestone […]
Research Labs Can Save Energy, Money — and the Planet
Climate change doesn’t require your belief. Even if you want to bicker about causes, the effects are undeniable: melting polar ice rising ocean levels intensifying weather events shifting habitats warmer […]
Your Lab Could Save 80% of the Water It Is Consuming
Conservation isn’t all about paper and plastic. In the western US (and other arid regions around the world), water is becoming more scarce every year, prompting people to get creative […]
In the Wrong Hands, Jet Dryers Do More Harm than Good
What’s grosser than gross? Turns out it may not be that guy who didn’t wash his hands after using the restroom. A new study published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology […]
Food Truck Food Safety: On the Road to Redemption
Can you trust the nosh you buy from food trucks? Once known as “roach coaches,” the twenty-first century marks a new era for food trucks. But have they shed their bad reputation […]
Curbing Climate Change: Having the Resolve to Use the Technology
In late April the Wall Street Journal reported that 175 countries had signed the Paris Agreement. These nations (which include Canada, Mexico, and the United States) are committing themselves to keeping […]
GM Food Safety Testing Safeguards Against Allergies
It\’s not science fiction: Genetically modified (GM) food has been on the market for twenty-two years. Nonetheless, debates about safety for human consumption are far from settled. The World Health […]
Public Health Labs Reveal What’s Living in Your Water
While we’re all rubber-necking the Flint water-quality crisis, municipalities around the US are taking a closer look at their own aging infrastructures. Flint, Michigan, isn’t the only city turning up […]
Earth Day Can Be Every Day in the Lab
On Earth Day, we renew our efforts to conserve energy, conserve water, reduce, reuse, and recycle. At home, it’s often easy enough with curbside pickup of recycling bins and Energy […]
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of US Food Safety
Germs are everywhere. Keeping the dangerous ones out of our stomachs is the explicit job of manufacturer food safety testing programs. With the abundance of technology available for testing and […]
Who Can Americans Trust with Food Safety?
Salmonella, E. coli, and listeria are invisible invaders, making supermarkets a scary place. Behind a facade of bright packaging and colorful produce lurks the possibility of bacterial infections that can […]