A Circular Economy Approach to Business Growth
April 28, 2017 | Business Live
Circular economy actors need to collaborate with governments, customers and industry chains to create joint value and to innovate using new business models and technologies.
Researchers Develop Green Materials for Industry
April 27, 2017 | Pravda Report
Researchers University of Coimbra, University of Aveiro and the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria develop biodegradable plastics from pine sawdust & cellulose fibers
How Worms Turn Trash into Nutrient-Rich Compost
April 27, 2017 | Washington Post
Here's the biology, physics and chemistry behind worms' ability to transform food scraps into nutrient-rich soil, as told by ACS Reactions.
Machine Learning Dramatically Streamlines Search for More Efficient Chemical Reactions
April 25, 2017 | Phys.org
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stand University used machine learning – a form of artificial intelligence – to prune away the least likely reaction paths, so they can concentrate their analysis on the few that remain and save a lot of time and effort.
“Wax Worms” Can Rapidly Biodegrade Polyethylene Bags
April 24, 2017 | Research Gate
[Conventional] methods for breaking down polyethylene, which use corrosives like nitric acid or certain bacteria, take months to work. By contrast, 100 wax worms can biodegrade 92 milligrams of polyethylene in a mere 12 hours.
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