The Marketplace: New Products

Improvement, it is said, is something there is always room for, and nowhere, it seems, is there so much room as in the kitchen—gadgetry's chief breeding ground. A triad of the latest kitchen improvements, more meaningful than most:

>A new ductless hood for the stove, just introduced by Puritron, uses electronics to cope with the smoke and grease that all too rapidly foul the usual hood's charcoal filter. A tiny ion tube of gold alloy releases a stream of negative ions when the hood is turned on, promptly attacking the positive ions in...

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