Mary Kombolias: GPO chemist wins patent for secure document adhesive testing

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It’s not every day that federal employees receive patents for their work, but Mary Kombolias did. The senior chemist at the Government Publishing Office devised a way to test adhesives on secure documents. The method can help prevent fraud and counterfeiting. She joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more discussion.

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