Laser directed infrared spectroscopy to analyze microplastics down to 20 microns and speed up data analysis

Microplastic analysis is a very time-consuming procedure while smaller-sized plastics (<300 microns...

Is mycelium clay a suitable replacement for large scale gypsum polymer structures?

Myco-composites are sustainable and renewable alternatives to toxic petroleum plastics but require monitored...

Exploring material properties and fabrication processes of a mycelium based surfboard

The modern surfboard comprises layers of unrecyclable plastic which often break and pollute our oceans...

Can we produce composite leather by biodegrading textile waste, using mycelium?

Can textile waste be repurposed and recycled as a raw material for the growth of mycelium leathers? Textile...

Improving the qualitative properties of mycelium skins through fungal-bacterial biocomposites

Farming animals for leather is a water, chemical, and energy-intensive process. Fungal "leather" could...

Can we improve the quality of compostable, plant-based plastics?

Compostable plastics, such as polylactic acid (PLA) cannot withstand high temperatures compared to traditional...

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