Our project partner CSIC gave a P4SB presentation with the title "Protein interactions drive the intracellular organization of bioplastics produced by P. putida" at the BIO.IBEROAMERICA 2016, which took place from 5 to 8 June 2016 in Salamanca. Well done, Natalia!
Polyurethanes in products from cushy sofas to stretchy spandex have made sitting, sleeping and walking more comfortable. But once they have served their purpose, most of the non-degradable materials pile up in landfills. Now scientists report in the journal ACS Macro Letters a potential way to reduce future waste: a chemically recyclable foam made using a new sugar-derived material.
No one is happy to hear these news, but it is still a reality we face nowadays.. Post-mortem on thirteen dead sperm whales finds their stomachs full of plastic. The plastic included a 13-metre-long fisherman’s net and a 70-centimetre piece of plastic from a car.