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...

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...

What's in that new TV screen? Toward "greener" OLED's at NC State Chemistry

Making new molecules that can emit light is important for improving the cost and performance of LED lighting...

Does freezing cookie dough make the baked cookie softer?

I tried out a new Salted Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe yesterday. I was very surprised to find this...

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

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

Spatially controlling attachment of functional proteins to bacterial cellulose using optogenetics

The bacterium Komagataeibacter rhaeticus has the ability to naturally produce bacterial cellulose (BC) which...

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