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Cracking Open the Coconut Without Spoiling the Prize

Posted on September 22nd, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

A hammer is a good tool for cracking a coconut. When used properly it unveils the “milk” and “meat” of the coconut without unwelcomed pieces of the woody shell and its fiber.  Continue reading “Cracking Open the Coconut Without Spoiling the Prize” »

Your Precious Yard Trimmings: Biomass and Chemical Applications

Posted on December 3rd, 2015 by in Chemical R&D

It is autumn and people are hauling the tree limbs they have pruned and other yard waste to municipal piles. That or placing them at the curb for trash pick-up disposes the limbs.  Continue reading “Your Precious Yard Trimmings: Biomass and Chemical Applications” »