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Kolon Industries FnC Develops Biodegradable Mannequins

Kolon Industries FnC Develops Biodegradable Mannequins

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean fashion company Kolon Industries FnC announced Tuesday its outdoor sportswear brand Kolon Sports has developed an eco-friendly, biodegradable mannequin. The mannequin, unlike other models made of fiber-reinforced plastic, is made of sawdust and eco-friendly adhesive. No harmful substances are emitted during the course of manufacturing since no [...]

S. Korean Researchers Develop World’s First Biodegradable Stent

S. Korean Researchers Develop World’s First Biodegradable Stent

DAEJEON, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new biodegradable stent that naturally dissolves within the human body. It is composed of a unique material which became the world’s first to pass a pre-clinical trial. The Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials in Daejeon announced on Tuesday that its [...]

S. Korea Develops Biodegradable Plastic Bag with Improved Tensile Strength

S. Korea Develops Biodegradable Plastic Bag with Improved Tensile Strength

DAEJEON, Apr. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed technology that resolves the problem of biodegradable plastic bags being susceptible to rips and tears. The Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) announced on Thursday that a research team led by Dr. Oh Dong-yeop, Dr. Hwang Seong-yeon, and Dr. Park Jae-young [...]