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2012-03-16 16:53:30

New biotechnological and chemical methods will facilitate efficient production of chemicals, materials and fuels from renewable natural resources. The Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence (CoE) in White Biotechnology — Green Chemistry Research focuses on the research and development of microbial cells, or cell factories, for producing new useful compounds from sugars in plant biomass. These compounds can be used, for example, for manufacturing bioplastics or in medical applications....

2011-06-30 00:00:29

EcoloBlue, leader in atmospheric water generators that provide 99.9% pure water from the humidity in the air, offers the new Mobile Solar Cabinet. EcoloBlue offers a sustainable product line that includes solar, wind, water and biodegradable plastics - with a major emphasis on renewable water filtration, purification and delivery. For more information visit http://www.ecoloblue.com or call (800) 691-6043. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 EcoloBlue is now offering a 2000 Watt Programmable...

2011-05-31 16:34:01

Research from North Carolina State University shows that so-called biodegradable products are likely doing more harm than good in landfills, because they are releasing a powerful greenhouse gas as they break down. "Biodegradable materials, such as disposable cups and utensils, are broken down in landfills by microorganisms that then produce methane," says Dr. Morton Barlaz, co-author of a paper describing the research and professor and head of NC State's Department of Civil, Construction, and...

2011-05-18 04:30:00

DALLAS, Texas, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Biodegradable Plastics Market: by Types (Starch, PLA, PHA, PCL and PBS) Applications, Regulations, Prices, Trends & Forecast (2011-2016)" analyzes the biodegradable plastics by types and applications and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities for the biodegradable plastics in North America, Europe, Asia, and ROW. Browse 121 market data tables and figures with 361 pages and in-depth TOC on Biodegradable...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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