This humble Australian bee is helping to disrupt the plastics industry

Biotech start-up found the solitary masked bee's cellophane-like nesting material is not only water-repellent, but also resistant to flames, high temperatures and strong chemicals

It doesn't make honey, live in a hive or have yellow stripes, but the unassuming Australian masked bee holds the…

Full text: https://www.smh.com.au/national/this-humble-australian-bee-is-helping-to-disrupt-the-plastics-industry-20180530-p4zic7.html

Author

Esther Han

Source

The Sydney Morning Herald, 2018-06-10.

Supplier

Humble Bee NZ
Victoria University (AUS)

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