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Bad Tattoo Ink Caused Infection Outbreak in New York

A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine this week shows that an outbreak of bacterial skin infections in upstate New York is linked to a bad batch of tattooing ink. The outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae infections occurred in the Fall of 2011 around the Rochester, New York area. The infection caused raised rashes on at least 19 …

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Lasers Remove Ink From Paper

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have successfully used lasers to remove toner from paper, without causing any significant damage to the sheet. Julian Allwood, leader of the Low Carbon Materials Processing Group at Cambridge, and doctoral student David Leal-Ayala reported their findings Wednesday in the University’s Research News. The researchers also pointed out that the reusing of paper could …

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