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Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Bioplastic Made from Shrimp Shells

Caption: The Wyss Institute researchers molded a series of chess pieces made of their chitosan bioplastic, demonstrating a new way towards mass-manufacturing large, 3D objects with complex shapes made of fully compostable materials.

Credit: Credit: Harvard's Wyss Institute

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