News tagged with biodegradation

Bioglass helping to mend bones

Jose Ramon Sarasua and Aitor Larra├▒aga, researchers in the materials engineering department of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, have been studying new materials or implants that are of interest ...

Apr 02, 2013 4 / 5 (4) 0

Measuring the stability of organic waste

The number of waste treatment facilities using biological processes to biodegrade waste has been increasing over the years. These installations receive municipal and industrial organic wastes with the common main goal of ...

Mar 29, 2010 3.3 / 5 (3) 0

From Chicken Feathers to Flower Pots

Chicken feathers, usually an unwanted byproduct of poultry processing, may have a more valuable future as an ingredient in biodegradable flower pots, according to an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist.

Sep 09, 2009 4.3 / 5 (3) 0