So you have made a lovely prawn cocktail, but what to do with the waste? Well, scientists have looked into producing shampoo using polymers found in seafood shells in a bit to make the whole process more environmentally friendly.
As the quest for natural substitutes to petroleum-based plastics continues, scientists at the Polytechnic University of Catalonidia have discovered a microorganism in South America that produces poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate (PHB), which will come as good...
Amerchol has taken the opportunity to use this week's In-Cosmetics
show as the global launching pad for its new line of skin
conditioning polymers for the cosmetics and personal care industry,
reports Simon Pitman.