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2012-09-03 11:11:22

'Bioplastics' that are naturally synthesized by microbes could be made commercially viable by using waste cooking oil as a starting material. This would reduce environmental contamination and also give high-quality plastics suitable for medical implants, according to scientists presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology's Autumn Conference at the University of Warwick. The Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) family of polyesters is synthesized by a wide variety of bacteria as an...

2012-07-20 23:03:07

Tamarisk releases yet another disruptive technology with its introduction of 100-30 Bio Plastic. 100-30 ana-plastisizer is the first inexpensive absolute biodegradable plastic to reach commercialization. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Executive President Alisa DeBrouse of Tamarisk Technologies LLC, recognized recently for it´s release of a successful oral insulin formulation, unveiled yet another disruptive technology on Monday July 16th 2012, this time aimed at revolutionizing...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'