Science: Much Ado About Nothing

New applications of high vacuum are making industrial history.

They have already:

> Dehydrated meat at low temperatures so that it keeps all its vitamins and flavor (which previous dehydrating methods failed to do).

> Promised speedy production of penicillin by dehydrating it much faster than it has ever been done before.

> Resulted in a coating for glass lenses that greatly increases visibility (by reducing light reflection). In a submarine periscope, for example, it improves vision up to 200%.

> Made possible the direct reduction of magnesium ore to pure magnesium, without the complicated chemical...

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