August 13, 2009

New green R&D

A lot of deadlines for me this week but just to let the readers know that I am still thinking of them (awww!), here are several recent R&D news that might be useful to some companies looking to add green products to their portfolio.

1. Lubricants made from sunflower and is said to be just as good as the petrochemical-derived product

2. Iowa State's Biopolymers & Biocomposites Research Team has developed proteins based on corn, soybeans and sorghum that can be converted into plastics.

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[Photo from USDA-ARS]
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