University of Aveiro

  • According to the US Department of Agriculture, every year approximately 455,000 tons (412,769 tonnes) of discarded eggshells must be transported and disposed of in the US alone. Now, however, scientists have developed a method of using such eggshell waste in the production of ceramic goods.
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    Scientists at the Technology Transfer Unit of Portugal's University of Aveiro are developing DNA "barcodes" that can be applied to products, then subsequently read as a means of identification.