National Geographic : 1946 Dec
"Wisdom must be intuitive reason combined with scientific knowledge" - ARISTOTLE (DIALOGUES) Why some things get better all the time THE TEMPTING FOODS spread before the family of today are more nourishing and purer than ever before. All the way from farm to table, modern means of food preservation protect foods against damaging molds, bacteria, insects against loss of nutrients. 7 Chemical refrigerants preserve meat ... nitrogen / gas safeguards the purity of I 7 canned foods ... ethylene oxide and "dry ice" protect wheat before it is milled... stainless steel tanks prevent contamination of foods and beverages ... and plastics line many food containers. Food preservation has become an industrial science-and well illustrates the fact that when man has better materials he can do better things. Producingbetter materialsfor the use of in dustry and the benefit of mankind is the work of Union Carbide. Basic knowledge and persistent research are required, particularly in the fields of science and engineering. Working with extremes of heat and cold, and with vacuums and great pressures, Units of UCC now separate or com bine nearly one-half of the many elements of the earth. UNION CARBIDE AND CARBON CORPORATION 30 East 142nd Street New York 17, N. Y. Products of Divisions and Units include ALLOYS AND METALS * CHEMICALS * PLASTICS ELECTRODES, CARBONS, AND BATTERIES INDUSTRIAL GASES AND CARBIDE 17?