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Inside the sterile environment of one of Memphis' most high-tech facilities
Full disclosure: I've never been to Mars. But, on a recent visit to St. Jude, I wore a head-to-toe sterile suit not unlike one worn by Matt Damon in "The Martian" and felt a bit like I had visited ... read more
New lab incidents fuel fear, safety concerns in Congress
Scientists wearing space-suitlike protective gear searched for hours in May for a mouse — infected with a virus similar to Ebola — that had escaped inside Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Montana, one ... read more
Flashing back to best Minors stadiums
For how can I compare the rustic charms of places such as Burlington (Iowa or North Carolina, take your pick) with state-of-the-art urban facilities found in places like Memphis ... Whereas most ... read more
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When They Get Out
A series of heavy electronically operated doors clicked open, one after another. We went through one, and it closed behind us before a second opened. We entered a sterile hallway ... in a nurturing ... read more
Cell-based meat cos: Please stop calling us ‘lab-grown’ meat… and we don’t use antibiotics in full-scale production
Eric Schulze, VP of product and regulation at cell-based meat co Memphis ... “One of the things I’ve heard repeatedly is that antibiotics are not going to be used in these products. That is not true.” ... read more
Inside ... to complement the one already in use on the south end of campus. Most important, though, will be the complex's guts: a group of new residence halls for independent students (mostly freshmen ... read more
Inside the impossible burger: is the meat-free mega trend as good as we think?
At my local bar, it is the most popular menu item, but also the most expensive ... among experts is that reducing the amount of meat you eat is the best way to reduce environmental harm. Facebook ... read more
Inside Monsanto, America's Third-Most-Hated Company
So does the company that makes many of those tools, as well as the high-tech seeds Spears is planting: Monsanto, one of the most hated corporations in ... a “Terminator” gene that made crops sterile. ... read more
The Big Jump: Making Bicycles a Part of Daily Life in Memphis
They'll be equipped with high-tech ... facilities throughout the entire city. "For so long we have built our streets and neighborhoods around cars in Memphis," Oyler says. "The only way that's ... read more
Sponges, Tools And More Left Inside Washington Hospital Patients
About 30 times a year, a hospital in Washington state leaves a sponge or surgical instrument inside one of its patients. The accident known as a “retained foreign object” is one of the state’s most ... read more
Is world’s largest indoor farm the way of the future?
Here, farm workers, dressed in white lab coats and face masks, take great care in maintaining a sterile environment to ... the proven test data.” One drawback is that fruits and vegetables grown at ... read more