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2013-10-31 23:36:58

Green Dot’s Terratek SC starch composites have been certified as biobased by the USDA's Biopreferred program, replacing up to 65% of the nonrenewable feedstocks for everyday plastics. Products made with Terratek SC may qualify for preferential treatment by Federal procurement programs. Cottonwood Falls, Kansas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Green Dot, a bioscience social enterprise, manufacturing biobased and compostable plastics, offers USDA certified biobased starch composites. Terratek...

2013-10-19 23:03:18

The global volume for biodegradable polymers is expected to reach 1.3 billion lbs in 2013 and grow to 1.5 billion lbs by 2014. BCC Research projects the market to reach 3 billion lbs by 2019, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.4% from 2014 to 2019. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Biodegradable Polymers from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global volume for biodegradable polymers is...

2013-07-21 23:01:19

Transparency Market Research published new "Natural Polymers Market (Cellulose Ethers, Starch and Fermentation Products, Protein Based Polymers and Others) for Medical, Food and Beverage and Oilfield Applications - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/natural-polymers-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 21, 2013...

2012-05-02 13:14:30

A new bio-inspired approach to synthesizing polymers will offer unprecedented control over the final polymer structure and yield advances in nanomedicine, researchers say. In a study published last week in the prestigious journal Nature Chemistry, researchers from the University of New South Wales in Sydney and the University of Warwick in the UK have outline a new method of polymer synthesis based on a combination of segregation and templating — a pair of natural approaches that...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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