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Norovirus and the Art of Washing Your Hands

As we have seen in the news lately, norovirus can be a wicked thing. During the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, almost 200 attendees were diagnosed with norovirus. Highly contagious, it spreads easily and can hit you hard with nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea; it can take down the healthiest of us. There is no specific cure, but keeping hydrated is the most important factor in your recovery.

The fact that you can get if from infected people, contaminated surfaces or food and water, makes it tough to stop. Norovirus is the leading cause of illness and outbreaks from packaged food in North America. Most outbreaks occur in the food services industry, and is spread by touching the food, surfaces or each other while infected.

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The various ways norovirus can be transmitted.

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Laser Etched Promotional Items

The theory behind how lasers work dates back over 100 years. Einstein’s work on the Photoelectric Effect won him the Nobel Prize; not for Relativity as most people assume. Ted Maiman, while at Hughes Aircraft, built the  first working laser using synthetic ruby over 50 years ago.

Consequently,  lasers have  become powerful tools of the modern age and find use in  telecommunications, holography, eye surgery and bar code scanners. Several types have even found their way into printing as described below.

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Big Bang Theory DNA Model; Then & Now

It’s hard to believe 11 years have gone by since the Big Bang Theory debuted. For us at Indigo Instruments, this is particularly memorable since the new 11th season is the 10th anniversary of our DNA model(s) appearing in Sheldon & Leonard’s apartment.

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Indigo Science Products for Brand Promotion

Brand Promotion with Science Lab Products

Need to promote your science tech or education brand? Pens, coffee mugs & T-shirts are too yesterday? We’ve custom imprinted lab glassware, magnifiers, biology tool cases, test tube racks, even Petri dishes! Choose the imprint method that works for you.

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