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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 [...]