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S. Korea Discovers Bacteria Capable of Biodegrading Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals

S. Korea Discovers Bacteria Capable of Biodegrading Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean biologists have discovered bacteria with outstanding capabilities to biodegrade endocrine-disrupting chemicals known to obstruct the excretion of hormones in the human body. The Nakdonggang National Institute of Biological Resources announced on Monday that it has discovered bacteria that can biodegrade phthalate, an endocrine disruptor. Newly named as [...]

Consumers Turn to Chemical-Free Bug Repellants

Consumers Turn to Chemical-Free Bug Repellants

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Once again summer is back, and with it, mosquitos. But amid the ceaseless public fear of products containing chemicals, bug sprays are proving to be no exception.  In contrast, non-chemical products such as mosquito nets and herb plants have become popular among shoppers.  According to 11ST, an e-commerce platform, [...]