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Lew Lehr helps solve the problem of surgical infection with the Scotch® Surgical Drape, a plastic sheet with adhesive that sticks to the skin around the incision.

The drape isolates the incision from bacteria.

The Teleprompter is built to help public figures memorize and perform scripts.

The device prompts a person with an electronic version of a speech or script. It works much like cue cards. The advantage: The speaker does not need to look down at written notes.