Category: Research/Science/Technology

Going “Nuts” about Macadamia Nuts

Going “Nuts” about Macadamia Nuts

Choosing certain foods has long been linked to health benefits of heart disease reduction. Eating nuts as part of our diet is good for our heart. They are good sources ...

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7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Packaging Waste Part 3- Recycle

7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Packaging Waste Part 3- Recycle

So far in the Where Does It Go? blog series we have covered how to reduce and reuse packaging. This week we will talk about how to effectively recycle packaging ...

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7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Packaging Waste Part 2- Reusing

7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Packaging Waste Part 2- Reusing

Last week we covered how to reduce the amount of packaging you buy in the first place. But sometimes this just isn’t possible. Reusing packaging is the next best option ...

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7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Packaging Waste- Practical Tips for Consumers to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Packaging Waste- Practical Tips for Consumers to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

The next time you buy groceries, cosmetics, children’s toys, or really any consumer product, take a look at the packaging. More than likely at least some of your vegetables are ...

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What’s the Value of a Patent?

What’s the Value of a Patent?

Young entrepreneurs always tell me “I want to get a patent on my formula so no one can copy me”. To which I reply, “if your idea is any good ...

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Where Does It Go?- The Global Packaging Waste Crisis

Where Does It Go?- The Global Packaging Waste Crisis

Consumers of cosmetics and beauty products have raced to natural and organic products out of concerns about “chemicals” and the perception that natural ingredients are better. It’s strange that there ...

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Fidget Spinners- Toy or Medical Device?

Fidget Spinners- Toy or Medical Device?

You may have noticed lot of kids (and even some adults) recently that seem to always have some kind of spinning contraption in their hand. This is likely a “fidget ...

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Sunscreen Safety- The Benefits Far Outweigh the Risks

Sunscreen Safety- The Benefits Far Outweigh the Risks

Sunscreen safety is a hot topic this summer. As consumers are becoming increasingly concerned with the ingredients contained in their skincare products, sunscreen has come under fire from several angles. ...

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Algae could soon be a Key Ingredient in Sunscreen Formulations

Algae could soon be a Key Ingredient in Sunscreen Formulations

Algae is enjoying its day in the sun thanks to recent research from Swansea University in the United Kingdom. Dr. Carole Llewellyn is an associate professor in applied aquatic bioscience ...

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Medical Device Technology Leading the Charge Against Superbugs

Medical Device Technology Leading the Charge Against Superbugs

There is increasing concern in the Heath industry about the rise in antibiotic resistant “superbugs”. The cost and time required to develop more effective antibiotics means that other technologies must ...

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