PETase with MHETase Speed Up The Breakdown Of Plastic: Enzyme Innovation

We live in a plastic era. Ubiquitously, the substance is found in our household and communities across the globe. Not only we have filled up our land but also oceans with plastic. Worldwide waste management market size is expected to reach $484.9 billion by 2025 from $303.6 billion in 2017. 

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Electronics Out Of Bacteria: Microbial Physiology

Bacteria – Geobacter, to be more specific – discovered electricity much before than we did. And the interesting part is – ubiquitous, groundwater and also the under the ocean dwelling bacteria takes-in the organic waste and give-out “electrons”. Yes, a tiny electric current is an end product of their exhaling process.

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Interview: Luca Floreanini, Founder at LucaFloreanini Design Studio, Italy

Luca Floreanini is an industrial designer from Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy. Since 1993, he has been collaborating with Italian and European companies in the ideation and development of new products. Glasses, furniture, espresso machines, bottles, hedge trimmers, scanners, shoes, motocross masks, pressure washers, food containers, lamps are some of areas where his mind dives into.

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Interview: Neal, Martin and Kristina, the Ninjas behind i/thee Design Studio, US

This week we have been lucky enough to have the founders behind i/thee Design Studio, US in our interview segment. The design-build studio is run by three best friends – Neal Lucas Hitch, Martin Francis Hitch and Kristina Fisher – with projects around the globe.    

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3D Bioprinting Would Help Bones Regenerate Without Using Grafts: Printing Prosthetics

Dublin based research team has successfully developed a procedure of 3D bioprinting to design new cartilage templates in the shape of missing bones. This bioprinted template will be implanted in the body to regenerate new bones to fix major injuries and bone defects. Traditionally, such injuries and bone defects require some form of bone grafts that are painful and invasive and often have complications of its own.

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Scottish Energy Tidal Turbine Power Company Supplies Electricity to the National Grid: Renewable Power (w/Video)

Technology advancement in harnessing renewable sources of energy such as solar and wind has reached a long way. However, tapping marine energy efficiently and reliably at the same time has always remained a challenging task.

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