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Australia Aims To Turn Sugar Into Plastics, Drugs



10/19/2005 5:09:53 PM

Australia has established a new sugar research body that will study using sugar for biodegradable plastics, medical drugs and biofuels, the Queensland state government said on Monday. The new body, the Co-operative Research Center for Sugar Industry Innovation through Biotechnology, would bring together leading research groups in sugarcane molecular biology and chemical engineering, the government said.

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