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Environmentally friendly maxi-pad could provide manufacturing business for developing countries

By Faye Oney / June 2, 2017

A University of Utah team has developed a biodegradable sanitary pad that breaks down in less than 6 months and is comfortable to wear. Made of locally-sourced materials, the pad could provide a revenue stream for developing countries.

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3-D images provide insight to biomineralization process

By / December 28, 2009

Materials scientists continue to try to understand how biological systems are able to create superior crystalline materials such as the calcite found in sea shells, sea urchin spines and even algae. One group of these biomineralization investigators is led by Lara Estroff, a Cornell University assistant professor of materials science and engineering. She and her…

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