Staying Healthy Through Flu Season

Watch out for filthy fabrics: In addition to surfaces commonly associated with carrying germs such as the bathroom and kitchen, there are many sneaky spots where you can pick up unwanted germs. Be sure to wash commonly used fabrics such as reusable grocery bags and bedding in bleach and hot water, and wash your hands after touching fabric surfaces such as airplane and movie seats.

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Should Germs on Planes Keep Us Grounded?

Researchers at Auburn University made a splash in the media last week by publishing the results of a study showing that MRSA and a nasty strain of E. Coli can survive on surfaces inside airplanes for up to a week. Before this news causes you to second guess your next business trip or vacation, there are a few key points about the study that may be helpful to note.

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PurThread Wins 2013 American Technology Award

As a company so steeped in scientific research and technology innovation, we’re extremely proud to have won this year’s American Technology Award in the Advanced Manufacturing/Technology Manufacturing category, which is focused on the rapid transfer of science and technology into manufacturing products and processes.

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