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Million for MicroTest
Lab On A Chip Takes Aim
Lab-on-a-chip takes aim at bettering beer, fine-tuning processes
Microchips will never be a choice snack with a pint of ale, but the combination could make "bitter beer face" an annoyance of the past and environmental monitoring even more acute if a Siemens AG microfluidic system—a lab-on-a-chip—proves effective in its initial testing.
Cleanrooms Signs Deal To
CleanRooms signs deal to co-locate show with PDA
Life sciences and cleanroom professionals can now attend a forum that for the first time brings drug manufacturing and contamination control technology under one roof, thanks to a multi-year contract the CleanRooms Group of PennWell Corp.
Iest Releases Latest Rec
IEST releases latest recommended practices
The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) has released the latest versions of its contamination control standards as well as several updates to its Handbook on Cleanroom Practices.
Cleanrooms Group Launche
CleanRooms Group launches CleanRooms Puerto Rico 2003
Contamination control professionals will now have a venue to make inroads in the booming Caribbean technology hub with the launch of CleanRooms Puerto Rico 2003.
A Make Or Break Cleanroo
A make-or-break cleanroom
A 50-year-old injection molding firm tightens up to ISO Class 7 to land burgeoning automotive business
Fda Proposes Cgmps For D
FDA proposes cGMPs for dietary supplements
Amid a revamp of pharmaceutical aseptic processing regulations for human and veterinary medicines, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed current good manufacturing practices for dietary supplements.
A united voice rises out of the din
For the first time at a CleanRooms East conference, we decided to devote a single hour to an open forum that would include the full gamut of the cleanrooms community—vendors, distributors and end users.
The AC/H debate continues
Modular cleanroom plenum
CDC turns up the regulations: Hospitals turn to open concept labs for flexibility and efficiency
With the advent of the HIV epidemic and the rise of imported exotic microbes, a heightened awareness of the need for isolated testing laboratories within the general hospital laboratory has been firmly established.
On The Beat
Tears for humanity
When the tears welled and trickled from her beautiful dark eyes, it was clear that she was ashamed.
Silicon's days are far from numbered
Back in December, CleanRooms Chief Editor Mike Levans e-mailed me a report on stable organic polymers research presented at the 2002 Materials Research Conference (MRS) in Boston last fall.
Setting The Standard
All standards are not created equal: Read and implement with care
In several of our past columns, we've examined the details of specific cleanroom standards.
When is a modular cleanroom right for you?
The growing need for flexibility is making modular cleanrooms increasingly popular for operations ranging from ISO Class 5 to ISO Class 3.
Surface Cleaning Trainin
Surface Cleaning Training Session: Overlooked Protocol
Proper mopping of walls and floors plays a critical role in your contamination control program. Learning the basics once is a lesson for life
Out of thin air
Although contamination control professionals are waging a battle against AMC on many fronts, a look at three cleanroom trends reveals that new weapons are still needed in the fight to control a vicious, invisible foe