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Solid State Technology
From The Editor
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today that some 100 known terrorists were passed through security checkpoints at three different major airports in March of this year.
Setting The Standard
IEST revises RP on outgassed organic compounds
The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) is responsible for the origination, publishing, and revision of 36 recommended practices (RPs) on topics of interest and of value to the contamination control industry. Currently, IEST has 59 working groups (WGs) engaged in RP production. The contamination control (CC) division of IEST is involved with the detection, measurement, and control of all forms of contamination in cleanrooms and other controlled environments.
Iest Publishes Two New C
IEST publishes two new contamination control RPs
The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) has published two new Recommended Practices (RPs)-one provides guidance for maintaining a cleanroom at the level for which it was designed, and the other covers the design and testing of modular gas-phase adsorber cells in single pass or recirculating air-cleaning systems where high-efficiency removal of gaseous contaminants is required.
Purdue Breaks Ground On
Purdue breaks ground on structural biology facility
On October 19, Purdue University broke ground on the new Wayne T. and Mary T.
Surgical Diagnostics And
Surgical/diagnostics and ‘superbugs’ spur infection prevention and control market growth
Infection control concerns have recently caught the nation’s attention with media reports specifically related to the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) “superbug,” which led to the death of a Virginia teen in October.
Resisting resistance: The need for next-generation disinfectants
A new silver-based disinfectant could rise to challenges presented by resistant bacteria in health care environments
There’s some thing in the water
With the health and wellbeing of end customers on the line, pharmaceutical manufacturers put ultra-pure water systems to the test.
Critical environments differ from one application to the next, but one aspect they all share is the need for adequate hand protection.