Sperm is being used to create an eco-friendly alternative to plastic
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November 29, 20212 min read471 words

Sperm is being used to create an eco-friendly alternative to plasticSperm is being used to create an eco-friendly alternative to plastic

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Published: November 29, 2021  |  2 min read471 words
A new eco-friendly plastic made from salmon sperm has been invented by scientists in China. Two short strands of DNA from the sperm were combined with a chemical from vegetable oil that binds them together. What this creates is a squishy material known as hydrogel. From here th...
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Dec 6
Wow, what an interesting article and a creative (albeit a bit gross) approach to creating a more sustainable plastic-like material. Talk about thinking outside the box haha. All jokes aside, this article was put together intelligently and is careful to explain the limitations (such as water erosion) for this new material
Dec 6
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