Mexican company converts avocado pits into completely biodegradable plastic | Latest News | Science and Technology | NowScienceNews.co.uk

The bioplastic products manufactured using his process biodegrade after 240 days of being exposed to the elements or buried in the ground, while their fossil fuel-based counterparts can take more than 100 years. When you think of Mexico, you think of tequila and guacamole, says Scott Munguia. If he has his way, you might alsoContinue reading “Mexican company converts avocado pits into completely biodegradable plastic | Latest News | Science and Technology | NowScienceNews.co.uk”

Mad Hatters

I was watching “Secrets of the Shining Knights,” a Nova video on PBS Sunday night, when one of the commentators briefly explained the origins of the expression “mad as a hatter.” Apparently, Mercury gases emitted during the hat making process caused hat makers to go insane. I was surprised to hear that and I wantedContinue reading “Mad Hatters”