Domtar not afraid of risk with potential biomaterial opportunities

In Canada, Domtar, a leading pulp and paper manufacturing company, is expanding its products from wood pulp and remnants into other biomaterials. Shabnam Sanaei,...

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In the United Kingdom, lacewing insects are wanted dead or alive to fend off greenflies that infest gardens and farms. A scientist from The...

Longer shelf life for coconut water thanks to new mesh microbe-removing method

In India, scientists found a way to keep coconut water tasting delicious for up to 18 weeks and increase its shelf life without any...

Green tea extract fights tooth sensitivity and cavities

In China, a new formula made with green tea extract can help sensitive teeth sufferers as well as prevent cavities. Green tea extract epigallocatechin-3-gallate...

Tissue paper organ origami biomaterial has potential cancer healing applications

In Illinois, Northwestern Medicine scientists accidentally invented bioactive “tissue papers” made from organs’ materials that can be used for wound healing and natural hormone...

Biodegradable clothing won’t leave you naked

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Super hero cocktail of insect wings, shrimp shells, and copper fight superbugs

In Colorado, researchers at Colorado State University are trying to fight superbugs, those nasty, deadly, stubborn bacteria that traditional antibiotics can’t kill, with what...

Better weiners bring better sales – Oscar Mayer kicks out nitrates and brings in...

In Illinois, Oscar Mayer weiners are having a makeover this summer. After selling less hot dogs than competitors, Oscar Mayer has removed nitrates and...

Algae to help heal and prevent infection in medical implants

In Portugal, researchers at the University of Coimbra are looking at algae not for biofuel or food, but for the medical world. As one...

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