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  • Ditch the way you think about your car – everything's about to change

    When you think about the future, you might envision commuting to work in a self-driving electric vehicle – even one that picks you up at your door. That dream may take a few more years to come true, but in many ways, the future is already here.

    03/26/2018 Automotive,Transportation Ditch the way you think about your car – everything's about to change
  • Faster internet? Here's the technology that will make 5G networks possible

    What tech challenges will we have to overcome to get to 5G? Many smartphone operators are considering this question as we prepare to transition into a 5G world.

    05/02/2018 Communications,Electronics Faster internet? Here's the technology that will make 5G networks possible
  • Exploring solutions to the surprising energy consumption of Bitcoin mining

    Bitcoin mining requires a significant amount of energy. Some studies say the energy consumption of the Bitcoin network has grown at a rate of 25 percent in one single month, and this energy use will only continue to increase. 3M scientists and other data industry experts share their insights into some of the creative problem solving needed to find sustainable solutions.

    03/21/2018 Electronics Exploring solutions to the surprising energy consumption of Bitcoin mining
  • How data and technology will help farmers feed the world

    Farmers are faced with the reality that food production must double by 2050. How are farmers going to meet this need when land and resources are scarce? “We are going to do it by farming smarter,” says Jerry Johnson, CEO at Aglytix.

    03/21/2018 Electronics How data and technology will help farmers feed the world
  • How data can help us use the world's resources more efficiently

    Laura Nereng believes that, in the future, society can continue to function in a better place. It’s a belief rooted in a love for science that stretches as far back as she can remember. Now, at 3M, Laura is focusing that passion on using data to solve for issues on a global scale.

    04/11/2018 Electronics,Energy How data can help us use the world's resources more efficiently
  • A close-up look at America's teeth with author Mary Otto

    Veteran journalist Mary Otto's writing career took a turn in 2007 when she broke the story of how a 12-year-old Baltimore boy died of complications from untreated tooth decay. Now she’s on a mission to talk about teeth.

    03/14/2018 Health Care A close-up look at America's teeth with author Mary Otto
  • A deep dive into the fluids that are revolutionizing the data center industry

    When it comes to our gadgets and technology, we are well aware that fluids and electronics should not mix. So, you may be surprised to hear that scientists submerge electronics as a go-to solution designed to protect them.

    04/02/2018 Electronics A deep dive into the fluids that are revolutionizing the data center industry
  • New innovations in manufacturing change how your car is held together

    Automotive manufacturers have a lot of priorities to balance – fuel economy, safety, cost, increased customer expectations and keeping manufacturing efficient as new innovations come into play. As cars use different materials to keep them lighter, the way they are held together is also changing.

    05/18/2018 Automotive,Transportation,Manufacturing New innovations in manufacturing change how your car is held together
  • 5G is going to revolutionize the way we live: here’s how

    Nicknamed “the backbone of the internet of things,” 5G is the fifth generation of wireless networks and an extension of today’s cellular infrastructure.

    04/25/2018 Electronics,Communications 5G is going to revolutionize the way we live: here’s how
  • What do building walls and your skin have in common? Trapped water can cause damage

    What do building walls and your skin have in common? Trapped water can cause damage

    05/07/2018 Design & Construction,Manufacturing What do building walls and your skin have in common? Trapped water can cause damage
  • Sterilization monitoring: The front line of infection prevention

    Meet a team with a singular mission: to safeguard patients from infections.

    04/04/2017 ,Health Care Sterilization monitoring: The front line of infection prevention
  • Creating a game-changing abrasive

    A scientist’s the hunt for the next big breakthrough

    04/04/2017 Automotive,Transportation,Manufacturing Creating a game-changing abrasive
  • Scientist’s discovery from the 1940s is still going strong

    His invention helps keep vehicles lighter and stronger.

    03/28/2017 Manufacturing,Sustainability,Transportation,Design & Construction Scientist’s discovery from the 1940s is still going strong
  • Clean creativity

    Vivian Xie was visiting the sterile-supply units of hospitals and noticed something about how the instruments were cleaned.

    03/28/2017 Health Care Clean creativity
  • A measure of safety

    Five years ago, the northeastern region of Japan was forever changed when it was struck by the Higashi-Nihon earthquake, otherwise known as the Great East Japan earthquake. A major tsunami ensued, triggering the meltdown of three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, which resulted in the release of radioactive materials.

    03/28/2017 ,Safety A measure of safety
  • The science behind the strip

    Guillermo Urquia has diabetes and needs to monitor his blood sugar levels regularly. He simply pricks his finger, transfers the blood onto a test strip and receives an almost instant result. But how in the world do those tiny little test strips work?

    03/28/2017 Health Care The science behind the strip
  • Is your food safe?

    Infected food does not always announce itself with a bad smell, look or taste, so it takes more than human senses to detect microbes.

    03/28/2017 Safety Is your food safe?
  • Retroreflectivity: The science behind eye-catching clothing

    Eye-catching reflective clothing is creating a buzz in the fashion world. The secret? Retroreflectivity.

    03/28/2017 Safety Retroreflectivity: The science behind eye-catching clothing
  • A sacred space

    A group of nurses set out to transform their noisy, cold and stark operating room into a warm, comforting environment for patients. Their goal? To create a holistic healing setting where nurses' actions are focused on honoring patients during their most vulnerable moments.

    03/30/2017 Health Care A sacred space
  • Holding on at 300 feet: A day in the life of a wind turbine worker

    Fixing wind turbines isn’t an easy job. Being up in the air at over 300 feet, changing filters or greasing bearings on a wind turbine can bring about some challenges. This job isn’t for the faint of heart.

    03/28/2017 Energy Holding on at 300 feet: A day in the life of a wind turbine worker
  • Improving road safety, one lorry at a time

    Maybe it has happened to you. You’re driving on the highway at night, and all of a sudden you slam on your brakes to avoid the trailer in front of you. You hadn’t realized it was there – the trailer’s tail lights were out.

    03/28/2017 Safety Improving road safety, one lorry at a time
  • A skier lost in Minnesota’s Arrowhead looks up and sees this: Hope

    As darkness fell, a cross-country skier grew panicked as she realized she was lost. Luckily, she spotted a shiny sign with the words “Emergency Location” across the top.

    04/01/2017 Safety A skier lost in Minnesota’s Arrowhead looks up and sees this: Hope
  • Doorstep detailing in India

    Doorstep detailing? With cars filling the roadways as India’s middle-class expands, 3M India figured out a way to bring the detailing shop directly to the people.

    03/29/2017 ,Design & Construction Doorstep detailing in India
  • Welding with style

    Welders are into edgy fashion. Check out Razor Dragon, Future Combatant and Wild-N-Pink.

    03/28/2017 Safety Welding with style
  • The curious chemist

    Joe Oxman helped get rid of that metallic glint in your mouth.

    03/30/2017 Health Care The curious chemist
  • Unleashing the power of evaporation to fight global hunger

    On average, an American family of four loses upwards of $1,500 each year to food that is purchased but not eaten. In the developing world, food waste is an issue for very different reasons.

    05/25/2017 Manufacturing Unleashing the power of evaporation to fight global hunger
  • The science of adhering to skin – it’s trickier than you think

    When it comes to sticking things to our skin, it can get a bit sticky.

    04/27/2017 Health Care The science of adhering to skin – it’s trickier than you think
  • Snoring 101: Why we snore and tips to stop

    What is the science behind snoring? Dr. Oyebode Taiwo, 3M’s global medical director, explains.

    04/27/2017 ,Health Care Snoring 101: Why we snore and tips to stop
  • Biomotion + retroreflectivity = being seen better in low light

    Get tips from an expert on where you should wear reflective material to be seen better in low light

    05/02/2017 Safety Biomotion + retroreflectivity = being seen better in low light
  • Don’t stress new moms – how tech can help take the guesswork out of breastfeeding

    Do you find yourself wondering “is my baby getting enough milk?” Or even “how do I know my baby is getting enough milk?” Now there’s a breastfeeding app for that.

    05/04/2017 Health Care Don’t stress new moms – how tech can help take the guesswork out of breastfeeding
  • The beat goes on: Giving a nurse’s best friend a new life

    “I’ve listened to a baby’s first heartbeat and a patient’s last heartbeat with this stethoscope.”

    05/11/2017 ,Health Care The beat goes on: Giving a nurse’s best friend a new life
  • License plates for a cause: How does it work?

    Take a look inside a factory that creates the graphics for specialty license plates.

    05/18/2017 ,Commercial Solutions License plates for a cause: How does it work?
  • Get the facts before your endoscope procedure

    Be your own best advocate, and know the right questions to ask to help ensure the safest experience possible.

    05/23/2017 Health Care Get the facts before your endoscope procedure
  • Solving the puzzle of “unsticky” science

    You probably use tape all the time – wrapping packages, creating art projects and protecting surfaces from paint – and you may never think about its ingenious design.

    06/06/2017 Manufacturing Solving the puzzle of “unsticky” science
  • Wrapped in warmth: One family’s patient warming story

    “Throughout the entire hospitalization process, my mom just could not get herself warm,” says Jim. “She desperately wanted to go home and take a long, hot bath.”

    06/01/2017 Health Care Wrapped in warmth: One family’s patient warming story
  • From boring bubbles to a creative career inventing items throughout your home

    It took a stroke of inspiration to create what is now a household item – the non-scratch sponge. To find the solution, a scientist had to look no further than her own thumb.

    06/08/2017 Consumer From boring bubbles to a creative career inventing items throughout your home
  • The search for rogues: How scientists measure what we feel

    A researcher is perfecting the science of smooth. Matt Atkinson is utilizing the latest technology to smooth out rough spots.

    06/13/2017 Manufacturing The search for rogues: How scientists measure what we feel
  • Seeing through a nurse’s need: A scientist’s transparent solution

    “The nurses needed an I.V. site dressing that was transparent – something that would enable them to easily monitor for infections.”

    06/22/2017 Health Care Seeing through a nurse’s need: A scientist’s transparent solution
  • How the power of perseverance helped lead to a road safety breakthrough

    Sometimes it’s all about how you look at something. Tim Hoopman relied on perseverance to create something that could be seen better, even at an angle.

    06/27/2017 Safety How the power of perseverance helped lead to a road safety breakthrough
  • Nonprofit retailer teaches teens to be smart cookies

    How do cookies help teens learn life skills? Cookie Cart in north Minneapolis is working on transforming the lives of local students – one cookie at a time.

    07/14/2017 ,Commercial Solutions Nonprofit retailer teaches teens to be smart cookies
  • How do I get employees to wear their safety gear?

    “When a welding helmet is on your head for 8, 10 or 12 hours a day, it’s got to be comfortable.”

    07/20/2017 Safety How do I get employees to wear their safety gear?
  • Helping prevent paint-job do-overs on a molecular level

    The right interior paint job can help catch a buyer’s eye and even boost the value of your home. When you turn to painter’s masking tape, there’s a surprising amount of science helping you get the job done right.

    08/04/2017 Consumer Helping prevent paint-job do-overs on a molecular level
  • 9 answers to common questions about your baby’s teeth

    Fluoride or no fluoride? Sealants or skip it? We tackle some of the questions new parents often have when it comes to their kids’ teeth.

    08/10/2017 ,Health Care 9 answers to common questions about your baby’s teeth
  • This tinkerer went from a machine shop to helping NASA launch its moonshot mission

    One of Bob Elm’s earliest memories is getting a tricycle for Christmas. The first thing he did was crawl under it to “fix” it. That drive to tinker led to a career that included helping develop a generator that powered the Apollo 12 program for NASA.

    08/17/2017 Electronics This tinkerer went from a machine shop to helping NASA launch its moonshot mission
  • How a scientist created a water-proof bandage for a whale

    An expertise in electronics helped a scientist create a bandage for a whale, adhesives for electronics and a stretchy solution for quick healing.

    08/22/2017 How a scientist created a water-proof bandage for a whale
  • Life with an ostomy – A Q&A with Amber Wallace

    A woman in her twenties shares about the procedure that terrified her, and tips on dealing with life-changing surgery and what came next.

    08/24/2017 Health Care Life with an ostomy – A Q&A with Amber Wallace
  • Nanotechnology: How it keeps you smiling

    Next time you get a filling or other restorative work on your teeth, you can probably thank Sumita Mitra for her pioneering work to keep those pearly whites looking like new.

    08/31/2017 Health Care Nanotechnology: How it keeps you smiling
  • 250,000 miles? Why not. Maintenance and repair tips to help keep your motor running

    Why pay for a new car every five years? It’s a big deal to dish out that kind of cash.

    08/30/2017 Automotive 250,000 miles? Why not. Maintenance and repair tips to help keep your motor running
  • This building’s brilliant look was inspired by butterfly wings

    The rare blue morpho butterfly’s brown wings that suddenly turn a spectacular iridescent blue caught the eye of 3M scientists.

    09/12/2017 ,Design & Construction This building’s brilliant look was inspired by butterfly wings
  • Hockey puck or yo-yo: What happens when tape goes wrong

    There are three sides to tape, says Audrey Sherman, 3M scientist. And if anything goes wrong, the tape can become essentially a hockey puck or a yo-yo.

    09/18/2017 Manufacturing,Consumer Hockey puck or yo-yo: What happens when tape goes wrong
  • How hospitals use microbiology to help prevent infections during your procedure

    When we head to the hospital for a procedure or surgery, we often take for granted all the steps health care facilities put in place to make sure the medical instruments used on us have been thoroughly cleaned and sterilized.

    09/20/2017 Health Care How hospitals use microbiology to help prevent infections during your procedure
  • Unpacking the layers of science that help make smartphone screens brighter

    Explore global smartphone trends and dive into some of the technology, including films and tapes, that help make smartphone screens brighter.

    09/25/2017 Electronics Unpacking the layers of science that help make smartphone screens brighter
  • A noteworthy discovery leads to an iconic invention

    A serendipitous discovery in the lab, paired with a need from a church choir member, led to what is today a cultural phenomenon – Post-it® Notes. Hear from two scientists whose discovery nearly 40 years ago helped them develop the well-loved invention.

    09/27/2017 Consumer A noteworthy discovery leads to an iconic invention
  • Air-filled ETFE film cushions use lightweight tech to protect people from prying eyes

    Imagine waking up in your high-rise hotel room, sipping a cup of coffee and opening your window to enjoy the view. Then, three meters away, a train packed full of commuters goes swooshing by – giving passengers a full view of you and your room.

    10/02/2017 Transportation Air-filled ETFE film cushions use lightweight tech to protect people from prying eyes
  • Why warmth matters before, during and after surgery

    We typically associate hypothermia with being out in the elements; a medical emergency that’s reserved for outdoor adventure seekers or cold-climate construction workers. But when it comes to the operating room, even mild hypothermia can result in significant negative outcomes for patients.

    10/04/2017 ,Health Care Why warmth matters before, during and after surgery
  • Go ahead, ask your dentist for diamonds

    Even though they’re the hardest part of the human body, your teeth are (surprise!) not invincible. If you do break off part of a tooth, your dentist might turn to diamonds.

    10/09/2017 Health Care Go ahead, ask your dentist for diamonds
  • The tiny technology that brightens your phone could lead to more patient-friendly shots

    More than 60 years ago, an advance in technology changed the way we make things. That discovery improves dozens of applications that help us see road signs better, have more efficient abrasives and have access to microneedles that may soon provide us with patient-friendly shots.

    10/11/2017 Manufacturing,Automotive The tiny technology that brightens your phone could lead to more patient-friendly shots
  • A roof that beats the heat

    From military stealth to cutting back on AC usage – how a reflective coating technology is making a world of difference.

    10/16/2017 Design & Construction,Sustainability A roof that beats the heat
  • Protecting your phone from you: How science is helping your smartphone survive its worst enemies

    We expect our smartphones to survive a lot – most commonly dunking or dropping them. 3M scientists are always searching for ways to protect our phones from ourselves.

    10/18/2017 Electronics Protecting your phone from you: How science is helping your smartphone survive its worst enemies
  • How this scientist turned a passion for baking into a mission to protect your hearing

    Cait Meree has a passion for protecting your hearing. The 3M chemist found a love for learning how things are made at a young age, first putting it to practice baking bread, then in the lab and now even in the dance studio.

    10/23/2017 Safety How this scientist turned a passion for baking into a mission to protect your hearing
  • Scientists explain how they test sound in one of the quietest rooms on earth

    There exists a place that will eat any echo. “It is so quiet you can hear your heart beat,” says scientist Tom Hanschen. The sound is damped, so there is no echo or reverberation in the room. It is literally one of the quietest places you will find.

    10/25/2017 Transportation,Automotive Scientists explain how they test sound in one of the quietest rooms on earth
  • A well-read parking garage

    It’s iconic. It’s a statement. And yes, it’s a parking lot. In Kansas City, Missouri, this “community bookshelf” stops traffic and draws tourists from around the world.

    10/30/2017 Design & Construction,Commercial Solutions A well-read parking garage
  • 11-year-old scientist is developing a solution to help solve the water crisis in Flint, Michigan

    Can you remember what types of activities you were interested in when you were 9-years old? It likely wasn’t the same as what Gitanjali Rao was focusing on: the water problems in Flint, Michigan. Two years later, she’s done something about it.

    11/01/2017 Sustainability,Safety 11-year-old scientist is developing a solution to help solve the water crisis in Flint, Michigan
  • Fine art that sticks: Artist creates contemporary sculptures out of everyday items

    Danny Scheible’s philosophy about art: You are an artist. Danny creates exquisite art using an everyday item you’d find in your home: tape.

    11/06/2017 Design & Construction,Consumer Fine art that sticks: Artist creates contemporary sculptures out of everyday items
  • Design and tech collide as students create prototypes for the future of mobile and wearable technology

    How would you design the future of mobile technology? Thought-provoking question, especially when presented to the next generation of designers.

    11/09/2017 Design & Construction,Communications Design and tech collide as students create prototypes for the future of mobile and wearable technology
  • The secret formula making a splash by helping to protect your tech

    A liquid that can cool. A liquid that can degrease. A liquid that has the ability to become a gas. How can all three of these liquids be rooted in the same science? The key is in the molecule.

    12/04/2017 Electronics The secret formula making a splash by helping to protect your tech
  • Peek inside the walls of a luxury motorhome that's held together with tape

    Get a peek inside the walls of a custom-designed motorhome that’s held together with tape.

    11/20/2017 Manufacturing,Transportation,Design & Construction Peek inside the walls of a luxury motorhome that's held together with tape
  • Augmented vs. virtual reality: What are they and where will they take us next?

    Immersive technology is a growing platform through which we can experience the world around us. We can use it to creatively interact with the digital and real worlds – but what does that mean?

    11/29/2017 Electronics Augmented vs. virtual reality: What are they and where will they take us next?
  • Our oral microbiome and sugar’s role in tooth decay

    The bacterial diversity of our oral cavity – our oral microbiome – is equally as fascinating as the gut microbiome we hear so much about.

    12/13/2017 Health Care Our oral microbiome and sugar’s role in tooth decay
  • Blog: The truth about tooth decay in children

    Around the world, 60 to 90 percent of children have tooth decay, the majority of which goes untreated. The co-author of an e-book on oral care shares her experience with tooth pain and a look at why it's so important to tackle this major health issue.

    12/14/2017 Health Care Blog: The truth about tooth decay in children
  • Shining light on a disease that affects the majority of the world’s children

    If you had to guess which non-communicable disease was most common in the world’s children – and went untreated in millions of them – what would you say?

    01/15/2018 Health Care Shining light on a disease that affects the majority of the world’s children
  • The adhesive that works in extreme temperatures so you can decorate year-round

    Learn how scientists uses stretch-release adhesives to help alleviate decorating frustrations.

    12/21/2017 Consumer The adhesive that works in extreme temperatures so you can decorate year-round
  • A cognitive psychologist explains how immersive technologies are improving the human experience

    What we see tells us a lot about the world around us, but there’s so much more that your body interprets and turns into your perception of the world around you.

    01/03/2018 Electronics A cognitive psychologist explains how immersive technologies are improving the human experience
  • Helping keep patients safe while they escape pain through immersive technologies

    Physicians across the globe are studying how immersive technologies may be used for distraction therapy to help manage pain.

    01/08/2018 Electronics,Health Care Helping keep patients safe while they escape pain through immersive technologies
  • Hacking your health: Is adhesive innovation a key to unlocking future wearable medical device innovation?

    Scientists and medical professionals are looking to advancements in adhesives to push wearable devices

    01/09/2018 Health Care,Electronics Hacking your health: Is adhesive innovation a key to unlocking future wearable medical device innovation?
  • Intelligent inhalers to improve COPD treatment

    Ever struggled to teach someone how to use an inhaler or grappled with one yourself? Felt the dry burning feeling of a dose hitting your throat when instead it should be flying down into your lungs? Or sensed that your child inhaled much more last time than now, although it seemed they went about it in exactly the same way?

    01/19/2018 Health Care Intelligent inhalers to improve COPD treatment
  • Students imagine and design a future solar car. And it even has room for friends and groceries.

    Matthew Swift says school kids used to say his team’s solar car looked like a boat or a spaceship. He and his teammates at don’t get that comment anymore – not since introducing Penumbra.

    01/22/2018 Energy,Transportation,Automotive Students imagine and design a future solar car. And it even has room for friends and groceries.
  • New year, new injury? How to jump back into a workout routine without getting hurt

    How do we start a new exercise routine without injuring ourselves – especially if we haven’t been moving our bodies as often or as vigorously as we should have over the course of the past few months or even over the past year?

    01/24/2018 Health Care,Consumer New year, new injury? How to jump back into a workout routine without getting hurt
  • Football fans will be protected from the harsh Minnesota winter by the best science has to offer

    There will be some surprising science at work to protect football fans flooding into U.S Bank Stadium in February – though they might not notice it.

    01/29/2018 Energy,Commercial Solutions,Design & Construction Football fans will be protected from the harsh Minnesota winter by the best science has to offer
  • Autonomous shuttle hits the Minnesota streets to test cold-weather operations

    A future where sitting back, relaxing and scrolling through your social media feed as you head out on a grocery run while your vehicle does the driving may be closer than you think.

    01/31/2018 Transportation,Safety,Design & Construction Autonomous shuttle hits the Minnesota streets to test cold-weather operations
  • Bioluminescence: How scientists use food microbiology to ensure your beverage is safe

    Part of the trend toward healthier beverages means people are looking to add more milk and more natural juice into what they drink. But when you sell things with fresh ingredients, it becomes more of a challenge to keep them fresh – and safe – for long periods of time.

    02/05/2018 Health Care Bioluminescence: How scientists use food microbiology to ensure your beverage is safe
  • How scientists got creative to battle seemingly innocent water droplets that can contaminate your food

    Condensation. We look at this simple physical change and see a common occurrence in our everyday lives. When these scientists look at it, they see an opportunity for innovation.

    02/07/2018 Manufacturing,Commercial Solutions,Safety,Health Care How scientists got creative to battle seemingly innocent water droplets that can contaminate your food
  • Don’t let your injury get the best of you: The role of mental fitness in rehabilitation

    Being sidelined by an injury is no fun at all. Especially when you’ve begun making headway on the health goals you may recently have set for yourself.

    02/12/2018 Health Care Don’t let your injury get the best of you: The role of mental fitness in rehabilitation
  • One size doesn't fit all as global companies empower employees to reach health goals

    Workplace wellness programs are becoming an indispensable feature in the benefits plans of many corporations. But creating a vibrant culture of health and well-being within a company is no small undertaking – nor does it happen overnight.

    02/14/2018 Consumer,Health Care One size doesn't fit all as global companies empower employees to reach health goals
  • The importance of cooling the world's supercomputers

    Picture a scientist conducting nuclear research or a meteorologist forecasting weather patterns. Now, think about how much data they need to do their jobs. In short, it’s a huge amount that requires a super-fast speed.

    02/19/2018 Electronics The importance of cooling the world's supercomputers
  • From the shoebox to the cloud: How science is helping to make sure your memories are preserved

    We post our favorite photos to social media and save them to the cloud. We trust them to the data centers that power the cloud. Is this reliable?

    02/22/2018 Electronics From the shoebox to the cloud: How science is helping to make sure your memories are preserved
  • Why lightweighting? Striking the balance between safe, comfortable cars and fuel efficiency

    You may remember a time when your car didn’t have GPS, heated seats and charging stations. We continue to ask for more comforts in our vehicles, but automakers also need to keep cars fuel efficient and lightweight.

    02/26/2018 Manufacturing,Automotive,Transportation Why lightweighting? Striking the balance between safe, comfortable cars and fuel efficiency
  • Making a lighter world with microscopic technology

    Tiny glass bubbles are impacting your life in a big way … and you don't even know it.

    02/28/2018 Manufacturing,Transportation,Design & Construction Making a lighter world with microscopic technology
  • Avoiding the dentist? Here’s how science is making the experience better for gaggers

    Going to the dentist is not exactly a favorite pastime for most of us, but for some people, dentist visits can be downright anxiety producing. That fear can be compounded for people with an active gag reflex. Here are some tricks to help.

    03/07/2018 Health Care Avoiding the dentist? Here’s how science is making the experience better for gaggers
  • Why we rely on data centers

    When you wander around the financial core of any major city in the world, you’ll see massive buildings with blacked-out windows. While you might not realize it, almost every aspect of our lives relies on what’s happening inside these buildings. So, what’s behind the blacked-out windows?

    03/07/2018 Electronics Why we rely on data centers
  • Why we need a sustainable solution to cool data centers

    Our increasing use of data is a global trend, and data centers are working hard to keep up. Along with the opportunity of more data is the challenge of the massive amount of energy that data centers consume. Learn what experts from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Romonet, 3M and more think about the future of the data center industry.

    03/14/2018 Electronics Why we need a sustainable solution to cool data centers
  • The unsung heroes of food safety

    As the food we eat makes its way from farm to table, a number of entities work to keep that food free of pathogens that might make us sick – from government agencies to producers, shippers to processors, retailers to food preparers, all the way down to the consumers who shop at the farmers markets and grocery stores. But there’s one team whose role is imperative to ensuring the safety of the products we eat: the quality control team in food manufacturing facilities.

    05/22/2018 Health Care The unsung heroes of food safety
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