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Scientists Develop Fully Biodegradable Filter for Protective Masks

Scientists Develop Fully Biodegradable Filter for Protective Masks

DAEJEON, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A team of South Korean scientists have developed eco-friendly filters for protective masks that are 100 percent biodegradable. The Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology announced Monday that it had developed a fully biodegradable mask filter that uses polybutylene succinate (PBS), an aliphatic polyester. The institute said that the [...]

Social Enterprise Distributes Transparent Masks for Teachers at Schools for Hearing-impaired

Social Enterprise Distributes Transparent Masks for Teachers at Schools for Hearing-impaired

DAEJEON, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A local social enterprise is gaining attention after making and distributing specially designed protective masks for teachers at schools for hearing-impaired students, to ensure their right to education amid the coronavirus outbreak. Persons with hearing disabilities have to look at the mouth to clearly understand what the other person [...]