Duckweed double duty in pig slurry bioremediation

As meat consumption grows worldwide, intensive livestock production is predicted to keep increasing, and consequently the amounts of manure. According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) pig farming is currently the main source of animal protein for human nutrition. Pig slurry, manure plus liquid waste of farms, is a rich [...]
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Better bio (2nd issue): biobased building blocks and materials with no equivalent fossil-based counterparts!

Although, bio-based materials developers generally actually try to reach similar performance to those of long term established petrochemicals counterparts, there are also a few emerging bio-based materials that actually outperform their predecessors and can create new value propositions. To harvest their full potential, the BBI-JU PPP has already set several calls to action for such [...]
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