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    Miraculin: The Miracle in Miracle Fruit

    The quest for a sweetener healthier than sugar continues. One possible candidate is Synsepalum dulcificum, but it isn’t a simple task to create a new sweetener. More

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    LEGO’s new sustainable plastic plants are made from plants, but are they green?

    From August 1 2018, LEGO will begin distribution of the company’s first set of sustainable bricks, “Plants from Plants”, in the form of botanical elements, such as trees, bushes and leaves. Announced on March 1, 2018, these new elements will be made from sugarcane-based polyethylene. This new era of production marks the beginning of the […] More