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*  Biodegradable plastic imitates bacteria - ScienceBlog.com
Such a polymer would be a 'green' plastic, in that it would be biodegradable. Geoffrey Coates, a professor of chemistry and ... The thermoplastic polyester is widely found in nature, particularly in some bacteria, where it is formed as intracellular ... Finding an economical way to make a polyester commonly found in many types of bacteria into a plastic with uses ranging from ... Inspired by nature, Cornell chemist finds way to makebiodegradable plastic that imitates bacteria ...
  https://scienceblog.com/1295/biodegradable-plastic-imitates-bacteria/
*  News - Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Biodegradable plastics made from bacteria. Board Letter ASU Sustainability News ASU Wrigley Institute News LightWorks News ... Weiss achieves this by creating a symbiotic partnership between two bacteria, each specializing in a specific task. He recently ...
  https://sustainability.asu.edu/news/gios-news/
*  Healthcare Waste Technology News on Environmental XPRT
... which uses harmless engineered bacteria to turn landfill waste into a biodegradable plastic or bio-plastic. Harmless bacteria ... Harmless bacteria engineered to turn landfill waste into a biodegradable plastic A team of students from Imperial College ... have been engineered to turn landfill waste into a biodegradable plastic by a team of students from Imperial College London. ...
  https://www.environmental-expert.com/news/keyword-healthcare-waste-technology-79239
*  Plastic - Wikipedia
Some researchers have genetically engineered bacteria to synthesize completely biodegradable plastics, such as Biopol; however ... Plastics engineering Nurdle Self-healing plastic Plasticulture Plastic recycling Plastic film Plastics extrusion Molding ( ... biodegradable plastics and engineering plastics and other plastics with particular structures, such as elastomers. One ... In the plastic-polluted waters of the Sargasso Sea, bacteria have been found that consume various types of plastic; however it ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plastic
*  Polystyrene - Wikipedia
"Bacteria Turn Styrofoam into Biodegradable Plastic". Scientific American.. *^ Goodier, K. (22 June 1961). "Making and using an ... "Plastics News. Plastics News. Retrieved 10 June 2013.. *^ Quan, Jean (13 June 2006). "letter to Public Works Committee" (PDF). ... Pseudomonas putida is capable of converting styrene oil into the biodegradable plastic PHA.[22][23][24] This may someday be of ... "Common Plastic Resins Used in Packaging". Introduction to Plastics Science Teaching Resources. American Chemistry Council, Inc ...
  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polystyrene
*  Senior Science - Polymers
Bacteria Turn Styrofoam into Biodegradable Plastic - from Scientific American. http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=bacteria- ... Sustainable Plastic Recovery Becomes a Reality in Queensland - from Visy. News Release Plastics: What do those Numbers mean? - ... World Of Plastics And Polymers - laboratory procedures to make plastics and investigate their properties, from Science and ... Plastics. teaching plastics - from American Chemistry Council. http://www.americanchemistry.com/s_plastics/sec_content.asp?CID= ...
  http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/curric/stage6/snrsci/polymers.html
*  Regulatory sequence of cupin family gene (Patent) | DOepatents
Production of Polyhydroxyalkanoates, a Family of Biodegradable Plastics and Elastomers, in Bacteria and Plants journal, ...
  https://www.osti.gov/doepatents/biblio/1372666
*  Yutaka Tokiwa - Wikipedia
"Phylogenetic affiliation of soil bacteria that degrade aliphatic polyesters available commercially as biodegradable plastics". ... Yutaka Tokiwa; Buenaventurada P. Calabia; Seiichi Aiba (September 2009). "Biodegradability of Plastics". International Journal ... who has published extensively on the biodegradability of plastics. He has an h-index of 51. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yutaka_Tokiwa
*  Biology-Online • View topic - The Fiber Disease
Seems a bacterium can be used as a source of biodegradable plastics. I heard about it a long time ago... so they may have been ... bacterium. This disease agent is not a bacterium and not a virus; it is a mutated form of the Brucella bacterium, combined with ... renewable source of biodegradable plastic. In addition, we have now identified ORFs related to cellulose biosynthesis (CV2675, ... renewable source of biodegradable plastic. In addition, we have now identified ORFs related to cellulose biosynthesis (CV2675, ...
  http://www.biology-online.org/biology-forum/about1958.html?p=55184&hilit=Infectivity
*  American wins $630,000 in global Green Challenge for biodegradable plastic
Her company, Mango Materials, uses bacteria to turn methane gas into affordable biodegradable plastic. Two other finalists, ... American wins $630,000 in global Green Challenge for biodegradable plastic 24 September 2012 Runners-Up from the Netherlands ... "Thanks to this generous prize, soon consumers will be able to buy goods made from biodegradable plastic for an affordable price ... Our bioplastic is an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional plastic, which piles up in nature and garbage dumps." ...
  https://greenchallenge.info/press/44-american-wins-630-000-in-global-green-challenge-prize-for-plastic-made-from-greenhouse-gas
*  strain RAL05 Strain Passport - StrainInfo
Phylogenetic affiliation of soil bacteria that degrade aliphatic polyesters available commercially as biodegradable plastics ...
  http://www.straininfo.net/strains/57680
*  Cyborg - amazon.com | Futurist Transhuman News Blog
These Bacteria Digest Food Waste Into Biodegradable Plastic - October 29th, 2018. *Cyborg - Wikipedia - October 16th, 2018 ...
  https://www.euvolution.com/futurist-transhuman-news-blog/cyborg/cyborg-amazon-com.php
*  Medical genetics - Wikipedia | Futurist Transhuman News Blog
These Bacteria Digest Food Waste Into Biodegradable Plastic - October 29th, 2018. *You Can Now Preorder a $150,000 Hoverbike - ...
  https://www.euvolution.com/futurist-transhuman-news-blog/genetic-medicine/medical-genetics-wikipedia-11.php
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These Bacteria Digest Food Waste Into Biodegradable Plastic - October 29th, 2018. *You Can Now Preorder a $150,000 Hoverbike - ...
  https://www.euvolution.com/futurist-transhuman-news-blog/freedom/freedom-wikipedia-26.php
*  Producing Sugar From Photosynthetic Bacteria - Redorbit
It could also expand the availability of biodegradable plastics by reducing the cost of lactic acid, a key building block in ... lead to greater availability of biodegradable plastics; and allow capture of harmful CO2 emissions from power plants and ... Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard and Harvard Medical School have engineered photosynthetic bacteria ...
  http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1885864/producing_sugar_from_photosynthetic_bacteria/
*  Finally Something To Do With All That Styrofoam? : TreeHugger
the scientists fed this styrene oil to the soil bacteria Pseudomonas putida, which converted it into biodegradable plastic ... Immortal Styrofoam Meets its Enemy, via ::Digg, ::Soil Bacteria Can Biodegrade Styrofoam, ::Solving The Styrofoam Situation, :: ... "Now you are taking a non-recyclable product and making it into a recyclable, biodegradable product with alternative uses, like ... That's the beauty of the new recycling-with-bacteria process: It adds value. " ...
  https://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/finally-something-to-do-with-all-that-styrofoam.html
*  Goodbye Styrofoam? - PCStats.com
Anyway, the scientists fed this styrene oil to the soil bacteria Pseudomonas putida, which converted it into biodegradable ... Scientists have discovered a bacteria that eats Styrofoam and turns it reusable plastic! Not much info was given but it's cool ...
  http://www.pcstats.com/NewsViewArch.cfm?NewsID=53848
*  Microbes hitchhike across Atlantic on desert dust ( Bacteria and fungi some with the poten...)
Bacteria and fungi some with the potential to cause disease in plants... This study presents evidence of early summer survival ... Microbes convert Styrofoam? into biodegradable plastic. 4. Microbes transform safest PBDEs into more harmful compounds. 5. ... Bacteria and fungi, some with the potential to cause disease in plants or animals, may be finding their way from Africa to the ... Bacteria and fungi some with the potential to cause disease in plants... This study presents evidence of early summer survival ...
  http://www.bio-medicine.org/biology-news/Microbes-hitchhike-across-Atlantic-on-desert-dust-3084-1/
*  Bioplastic - Wikipedia
"Micromidas is using carefully constructed populations of bacteria to convert organic waste into bio-degradable plastics". ... BioSphere Plastic EOS magazine, October 2009 Perf Go Green Biodegradable Plastics - UPDATE: Not So Biodegradable After All. ... This type of plastic may be referred to as degradable plastic or oxy-degradable plastic or photodegradable plastic because the ... The term "biodegradable plastic" has also been used by producers of specially modified petrochemical-based plastics that appear ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioplastic