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2013-12-19 23:02:26

Green Dot has developed a high quality synthetic leather material made with Terratek® Flex, the market’s first compostable elastomeric bioplastic. The new material combines an exquisite soft touch and a lighter environmental footprint to make a more sustainable synthetic leather. Cottonwood Falls, Kansas (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Green Dot, a bioscience social enterprise serving the plastics industry and style conscious consumers, has developed a compostable synthetic leather made...

Sandstone Bacteria thrives on oil iron
2013-12-19 08:32:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Able to withstand high heat, high salinity, low oxygen, utter darkness and pressures that would kill most other organisms, the bacteria Halomonas is a very hardy breed. Traits such as these enable these microbes to eke out a living in deep sandstone and have proven to be useful for hydrocarbon extraction and carbon sequestration. The new study, published in Environmental Microbiology, gives the first unobstructed view of the...

2013-11-29 23:00:06

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “World Bioplastics to 2017” to its store. The report says Western Europe was the largest regional consumer of bioplastics in 2012, accounting for over half of global demand. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 World demand to skyrocket 19 percent annually through 2017 Global demand for biobased and biodegradable plastics will rise 19 percent per year to 950,000 metric tons in 2017. The bioplastics industry, while still in the emerging growth phase, has...

2013-11-18 23:19:50

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Biodegradable Plastics Market 2012-2016. London (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Biodegradable Plastics market to grow at a CAGR of 19.60 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for more eco-friendly packaging materials. The growth of the packaging industry is influenced by the need for non-toxic...

2013-11-13 13:52:11

KIST made magnesium alloy from essential minerals to human body This biodegradable and bioabsorbable metal decomposes from 6 months to 2 years after being transplanted into human body and hence, medical devices made with these materials are expected to reshape the landscape in the field of fracture treatment, as it reminders second operation to take out the device after patient recovery obsolete. KIST Consortium Consortium participated by U & I (Co.), ASAN Medical Center and Seoul...

2013-11-07 23:22:34

Today’s global plastics market is being impacted by dramatic changes in the availability of key feed stocks. The shale gas boom in North America is driving a resurgence of the U.S. plastics industry. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Today’s global plastics market is being impacted by dramatic changes in the availability of key feed stocks. The shale gas boom in North America is driving a resurgence of the U.S. plastics industry. Meanwhile, China and other emerging economies are...

2013-10-25 23:21:14

A local student is making a positive impact this fall at his school and in the community. He helps Oakwood School to go green with BioGreenChoice products. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 A local student is making a positive impact this fall at his school and in the community. Connor Morris, an 8th grader at Oakwood Junior High School, was concerned about the environmental impact of the use of plastic and Styrofoam by the school district. Across the country, landfills are filling up...

2013-10-21 23:21:44

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Biomaterials China News 1307. London (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 In H1 2013, China's biomaterials industry witnessed a good development momentum. For example, PBS industry attracts many participants in China even though the domestic PBS market is not mature enough. In addition, China has made significant progress in the R&D and commercial application of polyamino acid, with the active efforts of some experts. Besides, the...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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