Doppelgänger creates polystyrene substitute from plastic-eating mealworms

The material, called Chitofoam, is shock-absorbent, water-resistant and can be formed into cups, foam peanuts and other packaging, much like its fossil-based counterpart

Charlotte Böhning and Mary Lempres of Doppelgänger have developed a bioplastic version of polystyrene foam that is made from the…

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Jennifer Hahn

Source, 2022-03-08.


Chitofoam - Charlotte Böhning, Mary Lempres (Doppelgänger)