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Scientists Develop Technology to Produce Plastics with Algae Blooms

Scientists Develop Technology to Produce Plastics with Algae Blooms

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – A group of South Korean scientists has developed an eco-friendly technology to manufacture hazard-free plastics with green algae blooms that are considered a major environment concern here, the maritime ministry said Tuesday.  The team led by Park Jin-byung of Ewha Womans University developed the technology to extract lipids from [...]

New Korean Technology Finds Use for Algae

New Korean Technology Finds Use for Algae

DAEJEON, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Algae blooms are among the many side effects of this year’s prolonged heat wave in Korea. Major waterways like the Geum and Yeongsan rivers are suffering from extensive algal blooming, which can damage ecosystems as well as create an unpleasant stench.  But despite the apparent drawbacks, the Korean Intellectual [...]