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  • The science of surviving the holidays.

    The science of surviving the holidays.

    Here are four tips on how you can survive the holidays.

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  • Splice shield connection study: impact of field conditions.

    Splice shield connection study: impact of field conditions.

    Do you really know how your cables will stand up to field conditions? 3M’s George Fofeldea’s shares new data to help you choose your splice with confidence.

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  • Experiential learning: equipping Canada’s youth for success.

    Experiential learning: equipping Canada’s youth for success.

    Scientist and science communicator Jennifer Gardy shares her thoughts on creating a future-ready education system for Canada’s youth through experiential learning.

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  • How to boost production efficiency of custom-designed doors.

    How to boost production efficiency of custom-designed doors.

    When you’re producing custom-designed doors, balancing quality and operational efficiency is critical. Meet the masking tape that can help.

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  • TV’s Jennifer Gardy on Canadians’ science fascination.

    TV’s Jennifer Gardy on Canadians’ science fascination.

    Dr. Jennifer Gardy shares her thoughts on the findings of the 3M State of Science Index, revealing Canadians’ attitudes towards science.

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  • A new solution for clear self-ligating braces.

    A new solution for clear self-ligating braces.

    From faster procedure times to better patient outcomes, here’s how the 3M™ Clarity™ Ultra Self-Ligating Brackets can help your practice and patients.

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  • Why vehicle validation stickers are important.

    Why vehicle validation stickers are important.

    With the rise in popularity of automatic number plate recognition, a road safety expert looks at why vehicle validation stickers are still important.

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  • Expert tip: why you should choose premium electrical tape.

    Expert tip: why you should choose premium electrical tape.

    3M’s resident electrical tape expert breaks down the benefits of choosing a premium tape for your electrical applications.

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  • Expert answers your top 5 electrical maintenance questions.

    Expert answers your top 5 electrical maintenance questions.

    How can you keep your production facility running smoothly? 3M’s Electrical Engineer Mario DeAgazio helps solve your electrical maintenance questions.

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  • A Chip Foose guide to Bondo® Products for cars.

    A Chip Foose guide to Bondo® Products for cars.

    If you are looking to repair a dent on your car or restore it back to its prime, Chip Foose recommends 3M’s Bondo® product line to make your work look top of the line.

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  • Are all types of cable terminations the same?

    Are all types of cable terminations the same?

    3M power expert George Fofeldea reviews the difference between capacitive stress control vs. geometric stress cone for electrical stress management.

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  • Transportation trends: smart signs for driverless cars.

    Transportation trends: smart signs for driverless cars.

    Being seen is just the beginning. Expert Debi Larkin talks transportation trends and smart signs that can be understood by driverless vehicles.

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  • ISO 50001 certification: how we did it.

    ISO 50001 certification: how we did it.

    How did 3M go about becoming the first Canadian enterprise to receive the ISO 50001 certification? Read 3M’s Energy Manager Andrew Hejnar’s perspective.

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  • FIRST Robotics Competition: delivering a brighter future.

    FIRST Robotics Competition: delivering a brighter future.

    3M’s Randy Frank shares how investing in programs like the FIRST Robotics Competition is helping to deliver a brighter future for all of us.

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  • Online electrical training – on demand.

    Online electrical training – on demand.

    3M’s power expert shares how 3M Academy’s online electrical training program gives you access to cable preparation training – on-demand, on your terms.

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  • Energy management: three must-do’s for enterprise success.

    Energy management: three must-do’s for enterprise success.

    Energy management is everyone’s responsibility. Energy management expert Andrew Hejnar shares three tips to help you take action in your own facility.

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  • Food safety testing for seafood: accuracy and speed matter.

    Food safety testing for seafood: accuracy and speed matter.

    Food safety testing is crucial to deliver a reliable seafood product. Meet the fast, reliable solution from 3M.

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  • Three signs it’s time to replace your floor pads.

    Three signs it’s time to replace your floor pads.

    How do you know when you need to change your floor pads? Find 3M’s Chris Scott’s tips to always stay ahead of the curve.

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  • Securing 5G connections for “the internet of things”.

    Securing 5G connections for “the internet of things”.

    Power engineer George Fofeldea looks at the impact 5G wireless will have on how we live, and the science that will help secure the signal integrity.

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  • 6 sciencey backpack essentials for your first day of school.

    6 sciencey backpack essentials for your first day of school.

    The first day of school is here! We break down the science behind six backpack essentials!

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