Natural resins obtained from plants to be used as a coating element to enhance durability and anti-rust properties.
One of the most mysterious forms of life may turn out to be a rich and untapped source of antibacterial drugs.
Consumers concerned about safety of silver ions in antibacterial and odor-free clothing will soon have a proven safe alternative thanks to ultra-thin thread and a substance found naturally in red algae.
Superbugs, they're called: Pathogens, or disease-causing microorganisms, resistant to multiple antibiotics. Such antibiotic resistance is now a major public health concern.
The earliest known use of vinegar dates back more than 10,000 years ago and has been used as a food and medicine. A new review article in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), ...
(Phys.org) —RMIT researchers have developed a new antibacterial fabric that can kill a range of infectious bacteria, such as E coli, within 10 minutes.
On the scale of earth-friendly materials, you'd be hard pressed to find two that are farther apart than polyester (not at all) and cork (very). In an unexpected twist, however, scientists are figuring out how to extract a ...